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Adrien_Victus
Adrien_Victus Jun 2 2014, 8:00pm says:

Correct me if i'm wrong... but shouldn't that large bit of ice/snow near the bottom not exist on an Arid world? >.>

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armyguy277
armyguy277 Jun 2 2014, 8:58pm replied:

I`m guessing that it is dry ice and frozen Co2, like how Mars has no water but still a North and South white pole

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m468
m468 Jun 2 2014, 10:10pm replied:

Actually no its not. The poles of this kind of planet contain most of the water left on the surface of the planet.

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Adrien_Victus
Adrien_Victus Jun 3 2014, 2:07am replied:

The more you know! Thanks! :D

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hakn
hakn Jun 3 2014, 2:53am replied:

no, actually mars has plenty of frozen h20, mainly around the north a south poles

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HammerFalls
HammerFalls Jun 3 2014, 5:42am replied:

Most of the frozen water on mars can not be seen as its covered by dirt and rocks. The White caps of Mars are mostly CO2, or Dry Ice.

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Hell_Diguner
Hell_Diguner Jun 19 2014, 11:10pm says:

You'd think a desert planet would have less green

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Unlike Temperate or Archipelago worlds, these Arid worlds were not blessed with much water. There is some evidence of these planets once having oceans. Deep canyons that resemble ocean ridges suggests that it once had liquid water to create these features. Where all the water went or how it was evacuated from the planet is a mystery. Some believe that ancient alien life may have drained the planet for its own purposes. What that purpose may be, or why they would need so much, is an even bigger mystery.

Special thanks to NASA's Landsat program and USGS.

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