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Parallel Dust Plumes Inland and Off Western Sahara Coast

25.7N 16.2W

January 3rd, 2013 Category: Dust Storms

Mauritania – December 28th, 2012

Plumes of dust blow across Western Sahara and northern Mauritania. Dust plumes, appearing as parallel streaks, are visible both inland and off the coast. A thinner cloud of dust can be seen blowing further west over the Atlantic Ocean. Visible to the north of this cloud are the Canary Islands.

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