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Dust Wind of Calima (14 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature   19 Jul 2012   / 4153 views

Sandstorms in Sahara lift fine sand particles up in the air. Mighty winds then drive them over the ocean forming the giant clouds of dust that can be seen from satellites. This phenomenon is called Calima.

 



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thereby eroding what used to be rich cropland 6000 years ago.
       
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