Dust clouds crossing the Red Sea • Earth.com

Khor Baraka may not be the most well-known river in Egypt, but its delta is the source of many dust clouds that breeze across the country. The stretch of land has ample exposed clay and sand which easily launches into the air. This arid plume – captured here by a NASA astronaut in June 2013 – originated on the banks and dramatically spread out and over the Red Sea.

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