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Dust Off West Africa Coast from Western Sahara to Guinea Bissau

13.5N 17W

February 3rd, 2013 Category: Dust Storms

West Africa – February 1st, 2013

Dust from the Sahara Desert blows westward, off the coast of West Africa, including the countries of Western Sahara, Mauritania, Senegal, the Gambia and Guinea Bissau (along coast, from top to bottom). Partially visible through the dust are bodies of water such as the Bay of Arguin (above, in Mauritania) and the mouth of the Geba River (below, in Guinea Bissau).

Dust Over Atlantic Ocean West of Senegal

14.6N 17.4W

December 11th, 2012 Category: Dust Storms

Senegal – December 6th, 2012

Dust blows off the west coast of Africa, west of Mauritania, Senegal, the Gambia and Guinea-Bissau (top to bottom). Protruding outwards from the coast is the Cap-Vert Peninsula, on which the Senegalese capital city of Dakar is located. In the full image, the dust can be seen reaching across the Atlantic Ocean to the Cape Verde Islands.

Wave Clouds in Dust Off Coast of West Africa

19.6N 19.4W

October 11th, 2012 Category: Dust Storms

West Africa – October 10th, 2012

Dust from the Sahara Desert continues to be carried off the coast of West Africa and westward over the Atlantic Ocean by strong winds. The dust flies off the shores of Senegal (above) and Mauritania (below). Here, some parallel rows of wave clouds can be seen amidst the veil of dust, west of the Bay of Arguin.

Dust Blowing Between Canary and Cape Verde Islands

22.2N 19.6W

October 10th, 2012 Category: Dust Storms

West Africa – October 9th, 2012

Dust from the Sahara Desert continues to blow off the coast of West Africa, off of Senegal (above) and Mauritania (below). Here, the dust blows over the Bay of Arguin, covering the usual green color of its waters, and over the Atlantic Ocean, between the Canary Islands (above) and the Cape Verde Islands (below).

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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