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Plume of Dust Near Amu Darya River

37.4N 66.2E

February 28th, 2013 Category: Dust Storms

Afghanistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan – February 28th, 2013

A plume of dust blows westward and then northward over the Amu Darya River, southeast of the Caspian Sea, in the border region of Afghanistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. Desertification has been a problem in this region, resulting in an increased frequency of dust storms.

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