The landslide deposits in this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft are located in Valles Marineris and are called Coprates Labes.

Originally released on Oct. 16, 2013

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Today's VIS image was collected at the same time as yesterday's IR image. The ridge at the top of this image was the source of some of the landslides in the IR image.

Orbit Number: 51935 Latitude: -12.5409 Longitude: 291.998 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2013-08-29 05:46

Please see the THEMIS Data Citation Note for details on crediting THEMIS images.

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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