NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows landforms created by sublimation processes on the south polar residual cap of Mars. The bulk of the ice in the south polar residual cap is frozen carbon dioxide.

8 December 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows landforms created by sublimation processes on the south polar residual cap of Mars. The bulk of the ice in the south polar residual cap is frozen carbon dioxide.

Location near: 86.6°S, 342.2°W
Image width: width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season: Southern Summer

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