Video: "Flight over the North Polar Ice Cap of Mars" from 2017 [2:19 min]
Data: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin, NASA MGS MOLA Science Team, NASA AMES
Copyright: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO)
The animated permanent ice cap has a diameter of about 1100 kilometers and stands up to three kilometers above the surroundings. It is also termed summer ice cap and is predominantly made up of water ice.