NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a frosty, springtime scene in the north polar region of Mars. The area is blanketed by a maze of sand dunes; their appearance is enhanced by subliming, seasonal carbon dioxide frost.

6 March 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a frosty, springtime scene in the north polar region of Mars. The area is blanketed by a maze of sand dunes; their appearance is enhanced by subliming, seasonal carbon dioxide frost.

Location near: 80.2°N, 168.8°W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Winter

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