HiPOD: Thursday, 20 February 2020
Ice-Exposing Scarps

Ice-Exposing Scarps
There are steep scarps facing the poles of both hemispheres that expose thick (up to 100 meters or more) sections of nearly pure water ice.

This is a valuable resource for future settlers on Mars, if that happens.

ID: ESP_062853_2355
date: 24 December 2019
altitude: 306 km

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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km. For full observation details, visit the ID link.