Terra Sabaea

June 01, 2018

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The northern margin of Terra Sabaea is a complex area between a cratered highland and complexly eroded lower plains. This VIS image of the region shows just one of the numerous unnamed channels. The 90 degree bends indicate tectonic fractures have played a part in the channel formation.

Orbit Number: 71863 Latitude: 32.1944 Longitude: 59.4512 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2018-02-25 09:02

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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NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU

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