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New images from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft reveal an ice-covered plain on Pluto that looks remarkably young and fresh.

In the center left of Pluto’s vast heart-shaped feature – informally named “Tombaugh Regio” - lies a vast, craterless plain that appears to be no more than 100 million years old, and is possibly still being shaped by geologic processes.

First close-up pics of Pluto reveal astounding discovery. By Associated Press July 15, 2015 | 6:15pm Pluto Gets Its Closeup As 'Horizons'  Images Arrive On Earth

Icy Mountains of Pluto New close-up images of a region near Pluto’s equator reveal a giant surprise: a range of youthful mountains. New close-up images of a region near Pluto’s equator reveal a giant surprise: a range of youthful mountains.

Explanation: New Horizons cameras have spied swarms of mysterious "pits" across the informally named Sputnik Planum. Scientists believe the pits may form through a combination of sublimation and ice fracturing.

Another great image of the odd pits in the nitrogen ice plains of Pluto.

NASA Just Released This Amazing New Set of Up-Close Pluto Pictures

NASA Just Released This Amazing New Set of Up-Close Pluto Pictures

This wide view of Pluto from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft illustrates the incredible diversity of surface reflectivities and geological landforms on the dwarf planet

NASA, Plüton'daki büyük keşfi açıkladı

An image displaying deposits of water ice (displayed in blue) – the shot is a composite of visible imagery from the Multispectral Visible Imaging Camera (MVIC) with infrared spectroscopy from the Linear Etalon Imaging Spectral Array (LEISA)

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An enlarged image of the boxed area from the previous composite. Red arrows indicate where (most likely nitrogen) ice is flowing from a mountainous area into Sputnik Planum. Blue arrows indicate the flow front of ice moving into the plain

LORRI–The Pluto Encounter | NASA

LORRI–The Pluto Encounter

Images of Pluto acquired by the Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) camera aboard NASA's New Horizons spacecraft.

Transmitted to Earth on Dec. 24, 2015, this image from the Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) extends New Horizons’ highest-resolution swath of Pluto to the very center of Sputnik Planum, the informally named plain that forms the left side of Pluto’s “heart.” Mission scientists believe the pattern of the cells stems from the slow thermal convection of the nitrogen-dominated ices that fill Sputnik Planum.  Image credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI

Transmitted to Earth on Dec. 24, 2015, this image from the Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) extends New Horizons’ highest-resolution swath of Pluto to the very center of Sputnik Planum, the informally named plain that forms the left side of Pluto’s “heart.” Mission scientists believe the pattern of the cells stems from the slow thermal convection of the nitrogen-dominated ices that fill Sputnik Planum. Image credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI

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Strange geometric shapes miles wide seen on Pluto's icy surface likely formed because of a churning sheet of frozen nitrogen more than a half-mile thick, reinforcing the idea that Pluto is not a cold and dead, but surprisingly geologically active.

NASA Just Released This Amazing New Set of Up-Close Pluto Pictures

NASA Just Released This Amazing New Set of Up-Close Pluto Pictures

Pluto view, 470 km wide. Jumbled, broken terrain on the northwestern edge of the vast, icy plain informally called Sputnik Planum, to the right. The smallest visible features are km in size.

Au plus près de Pluton : les nouvelles images de la Nasa

Au plus près de Pluton : les nouvelles images de la Nasa

Pluto's surface - Mosaic of high-resolution images of Pluto, sent back from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft from Sept. 5 to The image is dominated by the informally-named icy plain Sputnik Planum, the smooth, bright region across the center.

Image Gallery: new Pluto images - July 24, 2015

Image Gallery: new Pluto images – July 24, 2015

Image Gallery: new Pluto images – July 2015

Pluto’s Bright, High-Altitude Atmospheric Haze

New Horizons Image Gallery

The twilight region on Pluto, where day meets night. - Image via NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute.

Un 'mordisco' en Plutón revela una capa de hielo de agua

Far in the western hemisphere, scientists on NASA's New Horizons mission have discovered what looks like a giant "bite mark" on Pluto's surface. They suspect it may be caused by a process known as sublimation—the transition .

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Possible ice volcanoes discovered on frozen Pluto

Wright Mons, a two-mile high mountain on Pluto. The hole at its center could be evidence of an ice volcano.

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