Dust storm in northern Iran

Today’s Image of the Day comes courtesy of the NASA Earth Observatory and features a look at a dust storm in northern Iran.

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Today’s Image of the Day comes courtesy of the NASA Earth Observatory and features a look at a dust storm in northern Iran.

Wind kicked up dust and sand from Iran’s Dasht-e Kavir (Great Salt Desert), which stretches roughly 48,000 square kilometers.

This image was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer on board the Aqua satellite.

By Rory Arnold, Earth.com Staff Writer

Image Credit: NASA Earth Observatory