This image from NASAs Mars Odyssey shows a small section of Osuga Valles. Osuga Valles is a complex set of channels located near Eos Chasma.

November 05, 2020

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The top of today's VIS image shows a small section of Osuga Valles. Osuga Valles is a complex set of channels located near Eos Chasma. The channels were likely cut by multiple episodes of flowing water. Osuga Valles is 164km (101 miles) long.

Orbit Number: 83133 Latitude: -15.8555 Longitude: 322.044 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2020-09-10 11:36

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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