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Plumes of Dust Off Coast of Western Sahara Near Canary Islands

25.9N 16.6W

August 12th, 2012 Category: Dust Storms

Canary Islands – August 11th, 2012

While the area off the coast of Western Sahara is shrouded by a thin, dusty veil, two distinct plumes of dust can also be discerned: one blowing diagonally northwest from near the Western Sahara-Mauritania border, and one blowing in a more curved shape northwards towards the Canary Islands.

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