Saharan Dust Over the Mediterranean Sea • Earth.com

Last update: August 22nd, 2019 at 2:00 am

On July 16, 2003, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite captured this image of a river of Saharan dust streaming out over the Mediterranean Sea and northeastward to Italy.

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

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