HiPOD: 23 June 2019
Polygonal Fracturing of the South Polar Layered Deposits

Polygonal Fracturing of the South Polar Layered Deposits
Caption throwback (2007): This image shows the south polar layered deposits, with curving layer outcrops caused by erosion of valleys into the deposits. On closer inspection, polygonal (mostly rectangular) fractures are visible, mostly near the center of the image.  (Read the full caption.)

ID: PSP_004959_0865
date: 17 August 2007
altitude: 245 km
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NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km