The ESA radar has identified it (after “overriding” the data compression software implemented by NASA!) but the NASA radar has not!
Here the controversy about the real existence of a lake whose water would remain liquid even if it is estimated that it should be at a temperature of -68 ° C and that, however, we repeat, NASA is not able to identify in turn.
You will certainly find all the details in this interesting article, although I would like to point out some details not mentioned in the article.
Regarding the temperature we say immediately that this is an estimate and not a measured value, so the real value could be totally different if below there was a source of geothermal heat!
NASA had implemented an algorithm to compress the data of the European radar before sending them to Earth that for “years” has prevented the identification of the lake itself, is it any wonder then that the NASA radar does not see anything?
Logic would lead one to think that perhaps even NASA should give up the compression algorithms if they wanted to compare their measurements with the European ones.
Personally it also reminds me a bit the issue of the plume on Arsia Mons, very visible in ESA photos but totally absent from all NASA photos.
Is this the beginning of an epic clash between ESA and NASA?

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