This image from NASAs Mars Odyssey shows southern Noachis Terra.

October 08, 2020

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Today's VIS image is located in southern Noachis Terra. There is a crater-like form in the upper left of this image, with an interior mound that appears to be even with the rim of the circular depression. It is not understood how such mounds are created. The side of the mound contains several gullies.

Orbit Number: 82271 Latitude: -69.2758 Longitude: 1.34513 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2020-07-01 11:53

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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