This image from NASAs Mars Odyssey shows the interior of an unnamed crater in northern Arabia Terra.

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This VIS image shows the interior of an unnamed crater in northern Arabia Terra. There is a large mound of material covering part of the crater floor. It appears that part of the mound is layered. It is unknown how and when the mound formed.

Orbit Number: 80112 Latitude: 33.8048 Longitude: 348.643 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2020-01-05 17:57

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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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