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Dust Blowing Off Coasts of Senegal and Mauritania – October 9th, 2012

21.6N 17.5W

October 9th, 2012 Category: Dust Storms, Image of the day

West Africa – October 8th, 2012

Dust from the Sahara Desert blows off the coast of West Africa, by the border between Senegal (above) and Mauritania (below). It partially obscures the Bay of Arguin and its usually algal green tinted waters beforing arching over the Atlantic Ocean towards the Cape Verde Islands (lower left quadrant).

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