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Dust Plumes between Jordan and Iran

Dust Extends from Saudi Arabia to Iran
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Dust Extends from Saudi Arabia to Iran

Acquired March 4, 2010, this true-color image shows a thick dust plume stretching from Saudi Arabia to Iran, obscuring part of the Persian Gulf.

Published Mar 5, 2010

Image of the Day Atmosphere Dust and Haze

Dust Plumes over Jordan, Syria, and Iraq
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Dust Plumes over Jordan, Syria, and Iraq

Acquired on the afternoon of March 3,2010, this image shows an intensified dust storm over Jordan, Syria, and Iraq. Compared to an image from earlier in the day, this image shows larger, thicker plumes and less distinct source points.

Published Mar 3, 2010

Atmosphere Land Dust and Haze

Dust Plumes over Jordan, Syria, and Iraq
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Dust Plumes over Jordan, Syria, and Iraq

Acquired March 3, 2010, this true-color image shows dust plumes blowing toward the east-northeast across Jordan, Syria, and northern Iraq. Multiple pinpoints of dust originate along a lava field in Jordan.

Published Mar 3, 2010

Atmosphere Land Dust and Haze