Saharan Dust off Morocco • Earth.com

Last update: June 20th, 2019 at 2:17 pm

A number of thick plumes of Saharan Desert dust (light brown pixels) were blowing from Morocco toward the northwest over the Canary Islands off Africa.s northwest coast. This true-color image was acquired by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA´s Aqua satellite on March 12, 2003.

Credit: Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

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