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Saharan dust off and over Western Morocco and South-west Portugal

Saharan dust off and over Western Morocco and South-west Portugal Image ID 1250
Acquisition date 05-Apr-2011
Over head time 13:59:00
Satellite Sensor modis
Sensor Channel(s) 1,4,3

A cloud of Saharan dust can be seen over the Atlantic Ocean off Western Morocco and South-west Portugal. Algal blooms are visible in the Atlantic Ocean off the Iberian Peninsula and the Bay of Biscay off Western France. Aircraft contrails and dispersal trails are also evident over the Bay of Biscay.

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