Sahara dust plume Nov 1998



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Description Dust plume off the Sahara desert over the northeast Atlantic Ocean. The Azores are visible at the northwest edge of the dust plume in this SeaWiFS image. The Cape Verde Islands can be seen through the dust near the bottom of the image. Sensor: OrbView-2/SeaWiFS
Date 1 November 1998(1998-11-01)
Source NASA Visible Earth
Author Provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE


Public domain This image is from the Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor (SeaWiFS) Project and more than 5 years old.

Satellite data captured by the SeaWIFS sensor are released into the public domain 5 years after capture.[1] Data less than five years old can be re-used only for educational or scientific purposes; any commercial use of such images must be coordinated with ORBIMAGE/GeoEye.

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