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Dust Over Gulf of Sidra, Libya

30.9N 17.8E

March 18th, 2013 Category: Dust Storms

Libya – March 10th, 2013

Dust blows northeastward over the Gulf of Sidra, a body of water in the Mediterranean Sea on the northern coast of Libya. The gulf measures 439 kilometres (273 mi) from the promontory of Boreum (now Ras Teyonas) on the East side to the promontory of Cephalae (Ras Kasr Hamet) on the West. The greatest extension of the gulf inland is 177 kilometres (110 mi) land inward and occupies an area of 57,000 square kilometers.

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