Dust storm in Burkina Faso

Dust storm in Burkina Faso
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

A massive dust storm in Burkina, Africa (bottom center), has created an opaque, sandy shroud for the land locked West African country. The storm seems to be extending north into Mali and east into southwestern Niger. This image was acquired by MODIS on April 10, 2002.

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  • Data Date:

    April 10, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    April 12, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS


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