This image from NASAs Mars Odyssey shows a sand sheet with surface dune forms on the floor of an unnamed crater in Noachis Terra.

September 28, 2020

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This VIS image shows a sand sheet with surface dune forms on the floor of an unnamed crater in Noachis Terra.

Orbit Number: 82070 Latitude: -48.8906 Longitude: 34.114 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2020-06-14 22:47

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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