Sahara Dust Plume

Sahara Dust Plume
  • Credit:

    Provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE

The Azores are visible at the northwest edge of the dust plume in this SeaWiFS image. The Cape Verde Islands can be seen through the dust near the bottom of the image.

Images & Animations


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  • 600x425
  • JPEG 46 KB
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  • PNG 27 MB


  • Data Date:

    November 1, 1998
  • Visualization Date:

    November 1, 1998
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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