This image from NASAs Mars Odyssey shows Ismeniae Fossae, a large region containing irregular mesas and valleys.

June 02, 2023

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Ismeniae Fossae is a large region containing irregular mesas and valleys. Located in northeastern Arabia Terra, it is 287 km (178 miles) across.

Orbit Number: 94024 Latitude: 40.0071 Longitude: 37.8469 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2023-02-24 06:00

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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