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Saharan Dust off West Africa
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Saharan Dust off West Africa

February 14, 2013
Saharan dust is billowing out over western Africa and yellowing the skies over the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape Verde Islands (bottom left) in the true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from January 26, 2003. Credit: Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC