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Saharan Dust off Egypt
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Saharan Dust off Egypt

February 19, 2013
On Febuary 6, 2003, strong winds blew Saharan dust from Libya and Egypt out across the Mediterranean Sea. The plume can be seen in the above image acquired by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA’s Aqua spacecraft. Credit: Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC