PIA25298: Making Squares
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  717 x 1452 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA25298.tif (784.1 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA25298.jpg (127.8 kB)

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Today's VIS image shows part of the lowland plains north of the Elysium volcanic complex. Right angles are almost always created by tectonic forces. These linear depressions and the right angle intersections most likely were created in response to the volcanic activity that resulted in the uplifted surface and volcanoes of Elysium.

Orbit Number: 88717 Latitude: 37.1901 Longitude: 143.037 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2021-12-14 06:30

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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