This image from NASAs Mars Odyssey shows Galaxias Chaos, located on the northern border of the Elyisum volcanic complex.

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Galaxias Chaos is located on the northern border of the Elyisum volcanic complex. Chaos terrain develops by erosion, often along faults, that create regions of mesas and valleys.

Orbit Number: 80119 Latitude: 33.6966 Longitude: 146.662 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2020-01-06 07:47

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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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