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Glacial Dust off Alaska

Glacial Dust off Alaska
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Glacial Dust off Alaska

Strong winds over Alaska’s Copper River blows a distinctive plume of pale brown sediment over the Gulf of Alaska in this true-color image from October 30, 2009.

Published Nov 3, 2009

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Dust and Haze Snow and Ice

Glacial Dust off Alaska
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Glacial Dust off Alaska

A pale brown plume of dust filled the Copper River Valley and arced over the Gulf of Alaska in this true-color image from October 29, 2009.

Published Oct 30, 2009

Atmosphere Land Dust and Haze Snow and Ice