Dust Over Italy

Dust Over Italy
  • Credit:

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

This SeaWiFS image shows high concentrations of atmospheric dust blowing from the north coast of Africa toward and over the Italian peninsula and Sicily. Mount Etna is the darker spot on the eastern edge of Sicily.

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  • Data Date:

    August 8, 1999
  • Visualization Date:

    August 8, 1999
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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