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Saharan Dust off West Africa Afternoon Overpass
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Saharan Dust off West Africa (Afternoon Overpass)

February 21, 2013
For a fourth day, a large plume of dust was blowing off the Sahara Desert and out over the Atlantic Ocean. This Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image was captured by Aqua satellite on April 30, 2003. Credit: Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC