Dark splotch-like patches of frozen water-ice are pictured on the surface of Mars.

Upper layers of frozen carbon dioxide have melted to reveal layers of frozen water-ice at the south pole of Mars in this image taken by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, via NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona.

December 29, 2020

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