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Dust Storm on Cyprus
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Dust Storm on Cyprus

February 6, 2013
This true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image shows a large plume of dust (light brown pixels) blowing westward from Syria over the island of Cyprus in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. This scene was acquired on October 19, 2002, by the MODIS sensor aboard NASA’s Aqua satellite. Credit: Image courtesy Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC


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