This image from NASAs Mars Odyssey shows part of an unnamed channel in the margin between Arabia Terra and the surrounding lowlands.

Context image for PIA23384
Context image

The margin between Arabia Terra and the surrounding lowlands is dissected by numerous named and unnamed channels. Today's VIS image shows part of an unnamed channel in the region.

Orbit Number: 77815 Latitude: 39.3327 Longitude: 17.9212 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2019-06-30 14:32

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.

View all Images