Dusty Cape Verde Islands

Dusty Cape Verde Islands
  • Credit:

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

This SeaWiFS image shows the Cape Verde Islands covered with dust from North Africa. Note the "streams" caused by the islands in the dust due to the winds.

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  • Data Date:

    May 14, 1999
  • Visualization Date:

    May 14, 1999
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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