The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
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The north polar cap of Mars and the spiraling network of troughs, hundreds of meters deep, known as the Boreales Scopuli. The full cap is roughly 1000km across. Imaged by ESA's Mars Express orbiter.
ESA / G. Neukum (Freie Universitaet, Berlin) / Bill Dunford
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Original image data dated on or about May 15, 2010
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