This image from NASAs Mars Odyssey shows a small unnamed crater in northern Acidalia Planitia.

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Today's VIS image covers a small unnamed crater in northern Acidalia Planitia. The crater rim has several gullies and a sand deposit is located on the crater floor.

Orbit Number: 79346 Latitude: 61.5548 Longitude: 308 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2019-11-03 16:41

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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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