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The images appear to show rows of dark "conifers" sprouting from dunes and hills on the planet surface. But the scene is actually an optical illusion.
The photographs actually show sand dunes coated with a thin layer of frozen carbon dioxide, or dry ice, less than 240 miles from the planet's north pole.
Originally posted by Erasurehead
Looks like trees to me..
Originally posted by GoFigure52
what are all the smaller dots if the tall things are trees
Originally posted by 0010110011101
reply to post by whaaa
Could be, but that's quite a leap of faith considering the article calls the trees "trapped CO2".
Could they not be simple rock formations?