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Extraordinary clouds : skies of the unexpected from the beautiful to the bizzare

Author: Richard Hamblyn; Great Britain. Meteorological Office.
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio ; Newton Abbot : David & Charles, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"You'll find a selection of some of the most startling and unusual cloud formations, from uniform streaks of 'cloud streets' to the odd bulbous 'lenticularis' that are commonly mistaken for UFOs. Each amazing photograph will be accompanied by Hamblyn's entertaining and informative explanation of how the cloud was formed and the conditions in which a similar one might occur. The images chosen use satellite  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Hamblyn; Great Britain. Meteorological Office.
ISBN: 9780715332818 0715332813
OCLC Number: 318672107
Notes: Published in association with the Met Office.
Description: 144 p. : col. ill. ; 7 x 20 cm.
Contents: Clouds from the air --
Strange shapes --
Optical effects --
Theatrical skies --
Man-made clouds.
Responsibility: Richard Hamblyn.

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A selection of some of the most startling and unusual cloud formations, from the uniform streaks of 'cloud streets' to the odd bulbous 'lenticularis' that are commonly mistaken for UFOs.  Read more...

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