The Mediterranean Sea

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The Mediterranean Sea

The Mediterranean Sea was on display at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's exhibition, Beyond: Visions of Planetary Landscapes, from May 26, 2010 - May 2, 2011.  

Sahara dust blows across the Mediterranean towards Italy. Below it, smoke from forest fires in the Balkans extends in the opposite direction, across the Southern Adriatic Sea.

OrbView 2, August 22, 2000

Image Number: WEB11397-2010
Credit: SeaWiFS Project; NASA; Orbimage; Kinetikon Pictures
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