This image from NASAs Mars Odyssey shows part of the floor of Russell Crater.

October 16, 2020

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This VIS image shows part of the floor of Russell Crater. Dunes of different shapes and sizes are located on the floor of this 135 km (22 miles) diameter crater. Russell Crater is located in Noachis Terra.

Orbit Number: 82832 Latitude: -54.338 Longitude: 11.9602 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2020-08-16 16:35

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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