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Dust near Cape Verde Islands

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June 24th, 2009 Category: Clouds, Dust Storms

Dust over Cape Verde - June 23rd, 2009

Dust over Cape Verde - June 23rd, 2009

Dust continues to blow off the west coast of Africa, over the Atlantic Ocean (click here for previous article).

In this image, a thick plume of yellow dust sweeps over and around the islands of Cape Verde, off the coast of Senegal but belonging to Portugal.

In the full image, some Kármán vortex streets, repeating pattern of swirling vortices, are present to the north of the islands.

2 Responses to “Dust near Cape Verde Islands”

  1. 1
    TEIDE2T:

    SIENTO DISCREPAR PERO ESTA IMAGEN NO ES DE LAS ISLAS CANARIAS, QUIZAS DE CAVO VERDE

  2. 2
    EOsnap:

    hola,
    gracias por habernos escrito, acabamos de corregir el articulo.
    saludos, eosnap

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