This image from NASAs Mars Odyssey shows a small unnamed channel. This channel is located along the topographic boundary between highlands of Terra Sabaea and lowlands of Protonilus Mensae.

July 29, 2021

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Near the top of today's VIS image is a small unnamed channel. This channel is located along the topographic boundary between highlands of Terra Sabaea and lowlands of Protonilus Mensae.

Orbit Number: 85301 Latitude: 39.2867 Longitude: 51.0852 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2021-03-08 00:03

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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