Northwest African Dust Plume

Northwest African Dust Plume
  • Credit:

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

A large swirling dust storm blows out over the Atlantic and the Canary Islands from western Africa while smaller dust plumes are also visible to the north in this SeaWiFS image.

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  • Data Date:

    December 14, 1998
  • Visualization Date:

    December 14, 1998
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration