Dust Sweeping Over Canary Islands28.2N 16.6W
Dust sweeps southwestward, blowing off the coast of Morocco and Western Sahara (right) and over the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean.
The archipelago is located just off the northwest coast of mainland Africa, 100 km west of the disputed border between Morocco and the Western Sahara.
All of the Canary Islands are visible in the main image: (from highest to lowest) Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera, El Hierro, Alegranza, La Graciosa and Montaña Clara.
The close-up focuses on, from left to right, La Gomera, Tenerife and Gran Canaria. Clouds flank the northern sides of their respective volcanic peaks.