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Dust Blankets the Mediterranean

Dust Blankets the Mediterranean

In this image from October 22, 2001, the Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor (SeaWiFS) shows dust from the Sahara Desert blowing over the Mediterranean Sea. Similar dust storms have continued through the end of October 2001.

Image courtesy the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE