This image from NASAs Mars Odyssey shows large individual dunes on the floor of Kaiser Crater.

April 23, 2019

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This VIS image shows large individual dunes on the floor of Kaiser Crater. Small dark lines to the right of the sand dunes are the tracks made by dust devils as they move along the surface. Kaiser Crater is located in Noachis Terra.

Orbit Number: 75451 Latitude: -46.7049 Longitude: 20.0962 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2018-12-17 21:20

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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NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU

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