This VIS image shows part of the margin of the north polar cap. Layering of the ice is visible in the top half of the image. Small dunes located on the plains surrounding the cap can be seen in the upper left corner of the image.
Orbit Number: 60884 Latitude: 82.9278 Longitude: 110.009 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2015-09-04 23:05
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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.