Dust storm over Libya

Dust storm over Libya
  • Credit:

    Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

This Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from February 28, 2003, shows a dust storm over Libya in northern Africa. A large dark splotch on the tan desert landscape mark the lava fields left behind during the Sahara´s volcanic past.

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  • Data Date:

    February 28, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    March 5, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
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