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Spacecraft nadir point: 18.1° N, 37.8° E

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Spacecraft Altitude: 158 nautical miles (293km)
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Image Caption: Dust source-point on the Red Sea coast
Rivers winding from the desert down to the west coast of the Red Sea (Sudan) have deposited sediment in a delta-like "fan": In this view, strong southwesterly winds are picking up river sand from this fan and carrying it out to sea. The dust appears as close-packed tendrils, or vortices, of dust at the source, and turns into a broad dust pall downwind about 70 miles long in this view.