A sand sheet with surface dune forms covers part of the floor of this unnamed crater, as shown in this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft. This crater is located in Acidalia Planitia.

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A sand sheet with surface dune forms covers part of the floor of this unnamed crater. This crater is located in Acidalia Planitia.

Orbit Number: 54656 Latitude: 61.3669 Longitude: 311.752 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2014-04-10 05:13

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NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory manages the 2001 Mars Odyssey mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C. The Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) was developed by Arizona State University, Tempe, in collaboration with Raytheon Santa Barbara Remote Sensing. The THEMIS investigation is led by Dr. Philip Christensen at Arizona State University. Lockheed Martin Astronautics, Denver, is the prime contractor for the Odyssey project, and developed and built the orbiter. Mission operations are conducted jointly from Lockheed Martin and from JPL, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.

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