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Awe-Inspiring Cloud Formations (60 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature   27 Jul 2012   / 8347 views

Amazing photographs of impressive-looking and very rare cloud phenomena that occurred in various places around the globe.


Lenticular cloud, Mt. Fuji, Japan

Mammatus clouds, Ft. Worth, TX

Asperatus formation, Canterbury, New Zealand

Roll cloud hang glider, Queensland, Australia

Mammatus over Quebec

Shelf cloud, North Dakota

Nacreous clouds, McMurdo Station, Antarctica

Lenticulars, Mt. Rainier, Washington

Cumulonimbus, Nelson, BC

Lenticular UFO, Patagonia

Shelf cloud, Cape Cod, MA

Altocumulus from the ISS

Mammatus, Manhattan

Noctilucent clouds over the Tibetan Plateau

Morning glories, Queensland, Australia

Lenticular funnel, Palm Springs, CA

Fog bow, Sydney, Australia

Shelf cloud, Wagga Wagga, Australia

Waterspout, Balearic Islands, Spain

Mammatus storm, Norman, OK

Altocumulus, Layton, NJ

Mammatus, Salem, OR

Lenticular arcs, Seattle

Roll cloud, Punta del Este, Uruguay

“God in the Clouds,” Mt. Baker, Washington

Cloud iridescence, Arizona

Mammatus, Colorado Springs, CO

Lenticular clouds, France

Shelf cloud, Miami, FL

Stratus clouds, Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica

Cumulonimbus, Ft. Worth, TX

Lenticular ribbon, Tarurua Range, New Zealand

Noctilucent clouds, Viljandimaa, Estonia

Wall cloud, Kansas

Glories and vortices, Baja

Mammatus, Brooklyn Park, MN

Lenticular ribbon, Las Vegas, NV

Kelvin–Helmholtz instability clouds, Seattle

HDR Mammatus, NYC

Pileus cloud, Chitlapakkam, India

Arcus layers, Australia

Fallstreak hole, Linz, Austria

Lenticular UFO, Kananaskis Country, Alberta

Wave clouds, Tadrart region, Algeria

Shelf cloud, Kearney, NE

Wall cloud, South Dakota

Cirrocumulus cloud, Chilbridge, England

Cumulonimbus, Beverley, England

Lenticular roll cloud?, Lake Tahoe, NV

Arcus clouds, Wellington, New Zealand

Mammatus, Saylorsburg, PA

Cirrostratus nebulosus, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Cloud iridescence

Lenticular clouds, France

“The Cloud of Darkness,” Silver City, NM

Lenticular blanket, Lebanon, MI

Wave cloud, Amsterdam Island

Cumulonimbus, Melbourne, Australia

Shelf cloud, Hampton, MN

Vortex cloud, Wallops Island, VA

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Comments (3):

ptpie                    show commment
zapan 3 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Really good, just the illustrations I needed
Mushroom 3 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
last one isnt naturally formed. just sayin