A dust storm the size of Spain, blowing off the northwest African desert, blanketed hundreds of thousands of square miles of the eastern Atlantic Ocean with a dense cloud of Saharan sand on Feb. 26 of this year. This SeaWiFS project satellite image shows the dust at about 15,000 feet in the air and about 1,000 miles across the Atlantic. U.S. Geological Survey scientists are linking the dust to various occurrences, including the decline of coral reefs in the Caribbean. NOAA satellite images courtesy of the USGS.
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