Today's VIS image is located just east of Arsia Mons. Numerous volcanic flows are visible, flowing downhill to the lower right side of the image. Several tectonic graben are present, generally trending perpendicular to the flows. A small channel feature and a discontinuous channel follow the flow trend. These features are likely lava channels and lava tube traces.
Orbit Number: 81763 Latitude: -7.28995 Longitude: 244.476 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2020-05-20 16:20
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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.