NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a layered slope in the martian north polar region, being exposed by the removal of an overlying, smoother material seen in the lower third of the image.

20 August 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a layered slope in the martian north polar region, being exposed by the removal of an overlying, smoother material seen in the lower third of the image. At the time this picture was obtained, the entire area was covered by bright, carbon dioxide frost.

Location near: 79.7°N, 341.0°W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Spring

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