Cape Verde Under Dust

Cape Verde Under Dust
  • Credit:

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

The dust from the Sahara was extraordinarily thick just south of the Cape Verde Islands in this SeaWiFS image.

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  • Data Date:

    June 16, 1999
  • Visualization Date:

    June 16, 1999
  • Sensor(s):

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