This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows layered material exposed on a slope in the south polar region of Mars. The composition of the layers, and whether they contain ice, is not known.

6 January 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows layered material exposed on a slope in the south polar region of Mars. The composition of the layers, and whether they contain ice, is not known.

Location near: 87.0°S, 176.1°W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season: Southern Summer

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