The probe was recorded by an ice avalanche on Mars: photo

Зонд зафиксировал ледяную лавину на Марсе: фото

The NASA MRO (Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter) has documented ice avalanche on Mars. The photo was taken in may of this year. As you can see in the picture, the rocks slid from the rock and raised clouds of red dust.

According to International Business Times, the North pole of Mars has massive deposits of ice. Under the influence of the Sun, the ice melts and crumbles to pieces.

“Every spring the sun shines on the side of the accumulation layers at the North pole of Mars. Destabilizie heat and ice blocks are falling apart,” wrote candy Hansen of the Lunar and planetary laboratory the University of Arizona.

In addition, an ice avalanche can be caused by other factors. For example, in June 2018 fixed an avalanche, which triggered the fall of the meteorite.

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