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Cloud of Dust off the Coast of Africa

Caption: A NASA MODIS satellite image on Sept. 14, 2013, shows a cloud of dust carried by strong winds from sources in the Western Sahara. The Trade Winds transport the dust westward to the United States, the Caribbean and South America.

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