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Dust Blowing Between Canary and Cape Verde Islands

22.2N 19.6W

October 10th, 2012 Category: Dust Storms

West Africa – October 9th, 2012

Dust from the Sahara Desert continues to blow off the coast of West Africa, off of Senegal (above) and Mauritania (below). Here, the dust blows over the Bay of Arguin, covering the usual green color of its waters, and over the Atlantic Ocean, between the Canary Islands (above) and the Cape Verde Islands (below).

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