A dust plume hundreds of kilometers across blew over southeastern Iran on December 10, 2016. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) flying on NASA’s Aqua satellite acquired this image the same day.
References and Related Reading
- NASA Earth Observatory (2015, September 1) Dust Marches Across Iraq and Iran.
- NASA Earth Observatory (2011, May 31) Dust Over Iran Afghanistan, and Pakistan.
NASA image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC. Caption by Pola Lem.
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