This image from NASAs Mars Odyssey shows an area west of Elysium Mons in the region called Elysium Fossae.

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This VIS image is located west of Elysium Mons in the region called Elysium Fossae. The fossae are comprised of both linear and sinuous channels, usually interpreted to have both fluid and tectonic forces playing a part in the fossae formation. This image shows both channel types.

Orbit Number: 77998 Latitude: 29.6423 Longitude: 139.454 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2019-07-15 16:09

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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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