PIA24190: Mangala and Memnonia Fossae
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  599 x 2718 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
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This VIS image shows several linear depressions called graben. Graben are formed due to extensional tectonic stresses, creating linear faults that allow subsidence of blocks of material between paired faults. At the top of the image several graben of Mangala Fossae intersect an impact crater. The other graben in the rest of the image are part of Memnonia Fossae. Both sets of fossae cross between Terra Sirenum and Daedalia Planum.

Orbit Number: 83137 Latitude: -19.9645 Longitude: 207.232 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2020-09-10 19:29

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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