Milankovic Crater Dunes

June 04, 2018

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Milankovic Crater is located in central Arcadia Planitia. This VIS image shows small sand dunes on the crater floor, and larger dunes within the central crater peak/pit feature. With a diameter of just under 120km, Milankovic Crater is the largest crater in the region.

Orbit Number: 71870 Latitude: 54.2312 Longitude: 213.365 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2018-02-25 23:00

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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