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Dust Off Pakistani Coast, West of Rann of Kutch

24.0N 70.1E

November 30th, 2012 Category: Dust Storms, Salt Flats

Pakistan – November 30th, 2012

A plume of dust can be seen spreading off the coast of Pakistan and over the Arabian Sea. The dust fans out and appears thickest in the lower left corner. Visible on land to the east is the Great Rann of Kutch, is a seasonal salt marsh located in the Thar Desert in the Kutch District of Gujarat, India and the Sindh province of Pakistan. It is about 7,505.22 square kilometres (2,897.78 sq mi) in size and is reputed to be the largest salt desert in the world.

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