This image from NASAs Mars Odyssey shows a section of Shalbatana Vallis. Shalbatana Vallis is located in Xanthe Terra and is one of many channels that empty into Chryse Planitia.

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This VIS image shows a section of Shalbatana Vallis. Shalbatana Vallis is located in Xanthe Terra and is one of many channels that empty into Chryse Planitia.

Orbit Number: 79639 Latitude: 8.5729 Longitude: 317.92 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2019-11-27 19:06

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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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