Miss New Hampshire (sarahcoyne) wrote in wtf_nature,
Miss New Hampshire
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Clouds to beat all clouds...

NEXT STOP GORGEOUS GREENLAND!!!

 
 


"The pictures show a thin layer of medium-level cloud that has been pummeled by winds churned up between the glaciers below.

'You often see clouds repeating the shape of the ground below,' a spokeswoman from the Met Office said.

'The wind comes in from one side, is lifted up over the mountains and hits the clouds before coming down again. It's a dramatic example of what is known as an orographic effect.'

The angle of the rising sun helped to highlight the different colours and intricate patterns."

Article Here.


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