Olympia Undae

May 11, 2018

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Sand dunes cover this entire VIS image. The dunes are part of Olympia Undae, a huge dune field surrounding 1/4 of the northern polar cap. This image was collected during northern summer, and the dunes are frost free.

Orbit Number: 71391 Latitude: 80.8754 Longitude: 198.41 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2018-01-17 12:12

Please see the THEMIS Data Citation Note for details on crediting THEMIS images.

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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