Dust Storm off Egypt

Dust Storm off Egypt
  • Credit:

    Image courtesy the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE

This true-color image of Saharan Desert dust blowing northeastward from Libya and Egypt across the Mediterranean Sea was acquired on February 5, 2003, by the Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor (SeaWiFS) aboard the OrbView-2 satellite.

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  • 540x400
  • JPEG
  • 2560x1900
  • JPEG 2 MB


  • Data Date:

    February 5, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    February 5, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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