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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Mars South Polar Ice Cap Formations

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Mars South Polar Ice Cap Formations Places on the south polar cap of Mars where carbon dioxide ice has sublimated away, as seen by the HiRISE camera on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. The area shown is about a kilometer across.

NASA / JPL / University of Arizona

Original image data dated on or about October 12, 2014.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.


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