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Dust Plumes over the Mediterranean Sea

Dust Plumes over the Mediterranean Sea

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image of dust from North Africa swirling over the Mediterranean Sea on May 29, 2013.

NASA image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC. Caption by Adam Voiland.