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This image is taken from the ISS from a position about 1400 kilometres off the coast of Mauritania. Looking northwest, it shows a giant Saharan sandstorm in the lower third of the view, with clear air beyond a marked northeast-trending boundary. The width of the sand column was about 1800 kilometres, of which only 200 kilometres is seen here.

Credit: NASA/JPL.


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09/27/07 12:09 AM GMT
Thanks again for such beautiful satellite photos.
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09/27/07 12:25 AM GMT
Wickedly wild!! Thanks NASA!!

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Why do the pictures come out square when the lens is round?? Picture Purrrfect .
09/27/07 2:13 AM GMT
I sure hope those camels have eye protection. :)
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10/14/07 4:39 AM GMT
amazing picture..thanks for sharing:)
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11/27/08 5:54 AM GMT
Never get tired of these earth shots... truly amazing. Love your gallery by the way. A bit of a space nut I see :)
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live and let live

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