HiPOD: 31 May 2019
360-Meter Diameter Icy Crater in Northern Polar Layered Deposits

Still Life with an Impact Crater
Ice fill within a crater in the north polar layered deposits (NPLD) may be a site where accumulation could be observed, helping to settle a long-term problem in Mars polar science: are the NPLD currently gaining or losing mass?

ID: ESP_054906_2630
date: 13 April 2018
altitude: 317 km

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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km