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Veil of Dust Over Libya’s Green Mountain

32.6N 21.2E

March 17th, 2013 Category: Dust Storms, Mountains

Libya – March 8th, 2013

Libya’s “Green Mountain”, the Jebel al-Akhdar, can be seen through a plume of dust that blows across the coast and over the Mediterranean Sea. Dust blowing over the Mediterranean is a rather common phenomenon, as strong winds pick up particles from the Sahara Desert and carry them northward over the sea.

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