Dust Blowing from Southern Africa

Dust Blowing from Southern Africa
  • Credit:

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

Dust is seen blowing oceanward from Namibia and South Africa in this SeaWiFS image. Offshore, the clouds throw long shadows of late fall in the southern hemisphere.

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  • 437x600
  • JPEG 56 KB
  • 1136x1560
  • PNG 4 MB


  • Data Date:

    June 4, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    June 4, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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