Dust Storm over Libya • Earth.com

Last update: June 18th, 2019 at 9:00 am

This Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from February 28, 2003, shows a dust storm over Libya in northern Africa. A large dark splotch on the tan desert landscape mark the lava fields left behind during the Sahara´s volcanic past.

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

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