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Dust South of Canary Islands

26.3N 16.8W

September 11th, 2012 Category: Dust Storms

Mauritania – August 26th, 2012

Dust from the Sahara Desert sweeps off the western coast of Africa, mainly along the shoreline of Western Sahara. The dust blows mostly over the Atlantic Ocean towards the southwest, although some reaches near the Canary Islands (above) and the Bay of Arguin (below).

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