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Martian North Pole ESA / G. Neukum (Freie…

Martian North Pole

ESA / G. Neukum (Freie Universitaet, Berlin) / Bill Dunford

This stunning image swath was taken by ESA’s…

This stunning image swath was taken by ESA’s Mars Express during camera calibration as the spacecraft flew over the north pole (bottom) towards the equator (top).

Credit: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin

The Spiral North Pole of Mars A  mosaic …

The Spiral North Pole of Mars

A  mosaic from ESA’s Mars Express

and by the Mars Orbiter Camera on board the Mars Global Surveyor

shows off the Red Planet’s north polar ice cap and its distinctive dark spiralling troughs.

Image credit: NASA/ESA