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Smoke and Dust Create Haze Over Southern West Africa

9.5N 3.7E

December 19th, 2012 Category: Dust Storms, Fires

Nigeria – December 18th, 2012

A combination of smoke and dust create hazy conditions over southern West Africa. The dust is blowing southwestward from the Bodélé Depression, in Chad (visible towards the upper right in the full image), while the smoke is from fires in Nigeria or a neighboring country to the west.

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