PIA24225: Hebrus Valles
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  705 x 1435 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
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Located west of the Elysium Volcanic complex, Hebrus Valles is a channel system that flowed to the north. This VIS image shows the complex region at the start of the channel. The process that formed the channel system is unknown. Some of the channel features have the appearance of being formed by liquid flow. In other portions of the valles, there are pits and collapse features which appear to have formed by material falling into subsurface voids. This is a common feature in regions of volcanic activity where lava tubes run below the surface. Both water and lava probably contributed to the formation of Hebrus Valles. Hebrus Valles is located in southern Utopia Planitia and is 325km (202 miles) long.

Orbit Number: 86147 Latitude: 17.8139 Longitude: 128.204 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2021-05-16 15:44

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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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