Scaled Image

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

About this image

Today's VIS image shows a small part of the south polar cap. The layering of the cap is easy to see. The layers record the seasonal deposition of dust and ice over the course of 1000's of years. This image was taken during summer at the pole.

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


Image ID: 
V74904007 (View data in Mars Image Explorer)
2018-11-02 20:21
Mon, 2019-01-07
1024 pixels (13 km)
3648 pixels (47 km)
0.013038 km/pixel
0.0131119 km/pixel


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