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Sea of clouds, Kumano Mitsukoshi pass, Tanabe, Wakayama, Japan  #Beautiful #Places #Photography

Sea of clouds, Kumano Mitsukoshi pass, Tanabe, Wakayama, Japan #Beautiful #Places #Photography

Mammatus clouds are an intriguing enigma of atmospheric fluid dynamics  cloud physics. They’re most commonly observed beneath anvil-shaped thunderclouds. They are formed when ice crystals fall from the cumulonimbus cloud’s anvil. “The ice crystals sublimate, or change from ice to water vapour as they fall, causing the surrounding air to thermodynamically cool. The cooled air becomes negatively buoyant and begins to sink, producing the punched-out look indicative of the mammatus cloud.

Mammatus clouds are an intriguing enigma of atmospheric fluid dynamics cloud physics. They’re most commonly observed beneath anvil-shaped thunderclouds. They are formed when ice crystals fall from the cumulonimbus cloud’s anvil. “The ice crystals sublimate, or change from ice to water vapour as they fall, causing the surrounding air to thermodynamically cool. The cooled air becomes negatively buoyant and begins to sink, producing the punched-out look indicative of the mammatus cloud.

Lenticular cloud over the Owens River, Eastern Sierra (California, 1991) - Galen Rowell. Amazing landscape photographer.

Lenticular cloud over the Owens River, Eastern Sierra (California, 1991) - Galen Rowell. Amazing landscape photographer.

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