Solis Planum

November 30, 2018


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Today's VIS image shows part of Solis Planum. Both volcanic and tectonic forces created the features in this image. The linear features that run diagonally across the image are fault features called graben. The rough surfaced regions are volcanic flows.

Orbit Number: 74613 Latitude: -20.2864 Longitude: 257.634 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2018-10-09 21:29

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.

Credit

NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU

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