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Dust Storm off Mauritania
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Dust Storm off Mauritania

February 21, 2013
For a third 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 Terra satellite on April 29, 2003. Credit: Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC