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Strongest sand storm ever captured on satellite over the Sahara
gsfc ^ | 04/03/03 | gsfc

Posted on 03/03/2004 1:51:27 PM PST by Truth666

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To: blam
Good info
51 posted on 03/03/2004 3:36:44 PM PST by Cold Heart (If you follow the government food pyramid you will look like it)
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To: Thinkin' Gal
"Where will this sand end up? DC? Alps? Oslo?"

See my post #27.

52 posted on 03/03/2004 3:41:41 PM PST by blam
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To: blam
Thanks for the info. I meant "affected so far".
53 posted on 03/03/2004 5:04:36 PM PST by Truth666
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To: Joe Boucher
I grew up in Coral Gables. Been a Dolphan all my life.

I got the picture from the link provided by the original poster.
54 posted on 03/03/2004 6:14:05 PM PST by Guillermo (It's tough being a Miami Dolphins fan)
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To: Conspiracy Guy
Why doesn't that sand in the ocean sink?

Because of all of that Cellophane.

55 posted on 03/03/2004 8:07:46 PM PST by lepton
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To: Prodigal Son
Thanks. That's what I thought too. But when I first looked at it, my mind just read 'vertical' and I couldn't see it any other way after that.

It's hard to fight optical illusions (even when they arise accidentally in an image).

For example, the following is a static image, and is *not* animated. But try telling your brain that:

Plus I slept through those required six semesters of 'Analyzing Satellite Imagery of Saharan Sand Storms' so I was probably heading into this conundrum with a disadvantage ;-)

ROFL!!

56 posted on 03/03/2004 10:36:10 PM PST by Ichneumon
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To: Ichneumon
Fantastic image. thanks
57 posted on 03/04/2004 4:18:05 AM PST by Truth666
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To: lepton
DOH! I should have thought of that.

Thanks

CG
58 posted on 03/04/2004 4:35:45 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (The word "Tagline" needs to be added to Free Republic's Spell Check.)
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To: Ichneumon
By the way, the sand storm was caused by extrem cold
59 posted on 03/04/2004 4:52:43 AM PST by Truth666
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To: Truth666
The mass reached the Cape Verde islands - again never seen before
http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/gallery/?2004065-0305/CapeVerde.A2004065.1240.1km.jpg
60 posted on 03/06/2004 5:28:19 AM PST by Truth666
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To: Truth666
Full extent
http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/gallery/?2004064-0304/Canary.A2004064.1155.2km.jpg
61 posted on 03/06/2004 5:33:46 AM PST by Truth666
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