North Polar Cap Margin (natural color (top) and enhanced color (bottom))
March 27, 2003
Water ice mixed with dust form the residual north polar ice cap (brown color). Seasonal frost of relatively pure ice (white color) partly blankets the polar deposits.
Topics: Environment, Glaciology, Ice, Water ice, Planum Australe, Planum Boreum, Polar ice cap, Frost, Minerals