Ophir Chasma

Scaled Image

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

About this image

Today's VIS image shows part of Ophir Chasma. Ophir Chasma is part of Valles Marineris, the largest canyon system on Mars. At the top of the image is a portion of a large landslide deposit which originate at the northern wall of the canyon. The bright toned part at the bottom of the image is the northern extent of Beatis Mensa, a large layered deposit within the canyon.

Please see the THEMIS Data Citation Note for details on crediting THEMIS images. 


Image ID: 
V72429011 (View data in Mars Image Explorer)
2018-04-12 23:52
Fri, 2018-07-13
1024 pixels (18 km)
3648 pixels (65 km)
0.017827 km/pixel
0.0180448 km/pixel


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