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This webpage from Wayne's Word provides basic information about dust storms, including how they are formed and the problems they cause. Recent dust storms in New South Wales, Australia, are described. Several photos of dust storms are included.
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image credit:  MODIS Rapid Response Team;  Image source ;  Larger image This resource was a Physics To Go feature from July 1, 2010 until July 16, 2010. View the feature here!

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Keywords: australia, dust, sand, storm
Record Creator: Metadata instance created June 25, 2010 by Foha Rafiq
Record Updated: Jul 18, 2011 by Lyle Barbato
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May 1, 2006
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(Australian Goervnment-Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, 2010), WWW Document, (
About Dust, (Australian Goervnment-Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, 2010), <>.
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About Dust. (2006, May 1). Retrieved December 6, 2021, from Australian Goervnment-Bureau of Meteorology:
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Australian Goervnment-Bureau of Meteorology. About Dust. Melbourne: Australian Goervnment-Bureau of Meteorology, May 1, 2006. (accessed 6 December 2021).
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About Dust. Melbourne: Australian Goervnment-Bureau of Meteorology, 2010. 1 May 2006. 6 Dec. 2021 <>.
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