This image from NASAs Mars Odyssey shows the intersection between Elysium Chasma and Hyblaeus Chamsa. This fracture system is located southwest of Elysium Mons.

July 28, 2021

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This VIS image shows the intersection between Elysium Chasma (vertical) and Hyblaeus Chamsa (horizontal). This fracture system is located southwest of Elysium Mons. These chasmata are just two of the many large fractures in the Elysium volcanic complex. These chasma are related to the volcanic activity that created Elysium Mons.

Orbit Number: 85273 Latitude: 22.4383 Longitude: 141.433 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2021-03-05 16:38

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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