Dust Blowing Across Thar Desert in Pakistan24.7N 68.0E
Dust blows over eastern Pakistan, blowing from the northeast towards the Arabian Sea. The dust is blowing across the Thar Desert, also known as the Great Indian Desert, a large, arid region in the northwestern part of the Indian subcontinent.
Visible west of the dust and Thar Desert is the Indus River and Valley. Continuing west of this fertile green area, the brown and tan grooves of the Balochistan Plateau can also be seen.
To the south, near the coast, the Rann of Kutch appears as a bright white area. It is a seasonally marshy saline clay desert located in the Thar Desert biogeographic province by the Surendranagar District of northwestern India and the Sind province of Pakistan. Below this area, tan sediments spill into the Gulf of Kutch and the Arabian Sea.