Here’s What the South Pole of Mars Looks Like

South Pole of Mars is a region of permanently frozen ice, that happens to get additional layers of frozen carbon dioxide (dry ice) every winter. As the summer progresses, much of the dry ice goes away, but the water stays. Bill Dunford rendered this image of the Martian South Pole using various images captured by the European Space Agency’s Mars Express Orbiter.

Via io9

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