This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows large, relatively flat-lying, puzzle-like pieces in this scene are mesas composed largely of solid carbon dioxide.

15 April 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a mid-summer view of a portion of the south polar residual cap of Mars. The large, relatively flat-lying, puzzle-like pieces in this scene are mesas composed largely of solid carbon dioxide.

Location near: 85.5°S, 76.8°W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season: Southern Summer

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