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Dust Storm off Western Sahara

Dust Storm off Western Sahara
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Dust Storm off Western Sahara

Published Jan 29, 2008

Dust and Haze

Dust Storm off Western Sahara
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Dust Storm off Western Sahara

Saharan dust hovered over the Atlantic for several days in mid-January 2008. This image shows two different areas of dust plume activity. Immediately off the coasts of Western Sahara and Mauritania, a series of tan dust plumes blow in predominantly straight lines toward the northwest. Farther west, a large, diffuse plume of dust hangs over the Atlantic Ocean

Published Jan 25, 2008

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Water Dust and Haze

Dust Storm off Western Sahara
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Dust Storm off Western Sahara

Published Jan 22, 2008

Dust and Haze