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Dust Off Coast of Western Sahara

20.7N 17W

September 7th, 2012 Category: Dust Storms

Mauritania – August 26th, 2012

A plume of dust blows from the Sahara Desert blows off the coast of Western Sahara. The plume remains north of the Ras Nouadhibou (Cap Blanc) peninsula, shared by Western Sahara and Mauritania, and does not cover the green, phytoplankton-stained waters of the Bay of Arguin (below).

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