TITLE

WEIRD AND WONDERFUL CLOUDS

PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
DK Guide to Weather;2004, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Information on weird and wonderful clouds from a chapter of the book "DK Guide to Weather," is presented. It explains how iridescence occurs and the role of the droplets and the angle of the Sun or Moon above the cloud in the range of colours displayed through iridescence. It explains how a lenticular, or lens-shaped, cloud is formed. It discusses how Transantarctic Mountains and aircraft sometimes influence the shapes of the clouds.
ACCESSION #
43663125

 

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