HiPOD: Monday, 20 January 2020
Frosted Gullies

Frosted Gullies
Gullies on Mars form during the winter, fluidized by carbon dioxide frost, so we monitor these sites for activity throughout the year.

This mid-winter scene is almost completely frosted over the pole-facing slope within the shadow.

ID: ESP_062894_1435
date: 27 December 2019
altitude: 252 km

https://uahirise.org/hipod/ESP_062894_1435
NASA/JPL-Caltech/UArizona
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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km. For full images including scale bars, visit the ID link.