Dust Storm off Mauritania • Earth.com

Last update: June 26th, 2019 at 12:46 pm

For a third day, a large plume of dust was blowing off the Sahara Desert and out over the Atlantic Ocean. This Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image was captured by Terra satellite on April 29, 2003.

Credit: Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

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