Not Only Ice

Scaled Image

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

About this image

This image shows a long traverse over part of the south polar cap. As spring deepens and the cap warms dark spots emerge at the surface. At the bottom of the frame is a depression within the cap which has collected loose material and dunes have formed.

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Image ID: 
V23170007 (View data in Mars Image Explorer)
2007-03-05 19:07
Wed, 2007-04-18
512 pixels (17 km)
7584 pixels (259 km)
0.034163 km/pixel
0.034411 km/pixel


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