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Australian Dust Storm

Australian Dust Storm
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Australian Dust Storm

A dense cloud of dust hangs over the South Pacific Ocean off Australia’s east coast in this true-color image from October 14, 2009.

Published Oct 14, 2009

Atmosphere Land Dust and Haze

Australian Dust Storm
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Australian Dust Storm

The plume of dust that swept over the South Pacific Ocean from Australia on October 13, 2009, was delicate, almost ghostly, compared to the large, dense plume of dust that darkened much of the east Australian coast on September 23.

Published Oct 14, 2009

Atmosphere Land Dust and Haze