Summer at the Pole

Scaled Image

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

About this image

This VIS image of the south polar cap was taken during the middle of southern hemisphere summer. The surface is free of frost and the layering that makes up the cap is visible. The layers formed over thousands of years, with the seasonal influx of dust and ice.

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


Image ID: 
V75229007 (View data in Mars Image Explorer)
2018-11-29 14:47
Thu, 2019-01-24
1024 pixels (14 km)
3648 pixels (52 km)
0.014387 km/pixel
0.0143072 km/pixel


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