PIA13939: Mega Gully
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  1307 x 2927 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
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This huge (or mega) gully is part of Noctis Labyrinthus. Located on the western end of Valles Marineris, Noctis Labyrinthus is a huge region of tectonically controlled valleys. The valleys are not as deep as Valles Marineris.

Orbit Number: 40376 Latitude: -11.8336 Longitude: 261.741 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2011-01-20 19:58

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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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