The Sirocco from Morocco

The Sirocco from Morocco
  • Credit:

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

The north African winds, known as sirocco, blow dust west out over the Canary Islands and the Atlantic Ocean from Morocco in this SeaWiFS image.

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  • 417x600
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  • Data Date:

    March 21, 1999
  • Visualization Date:

    March 21, 1999
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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