Wind has eroded the deposit on the floor of Gale Crater in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey.

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Dunes and the distal end of a landslide deposit are evident in this VIS image of eastern Ius Chasma.

Orbit Number: 41753 Latitude: -5.39172 Longitude: 138.391 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2011-05-14 05:02

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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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