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#775403 - Sat Mar 03 2012 07:55 AM Morning Glory
george48 Offline
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Registered: Wed Jul 01 2009
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Loc: Ottawa
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I have a question for any Australians out there regarding a particular form of cloud formation which apparently is only found in a remote area of Australia called Port Hope,i believe,called The Morning Glory.
It is an awe inspiring,to me anyways,sight,and while it has a scientific explanation,something to do with geographical features.
My question is,is there anybody who has actually seen it?
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2009/09/clouds/all/1

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#775405 - Sat Mar 03 2012 07:58 AM Re: Morning Glory [Re: george48]
george48 Offline
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Sorry, it was Cape York.

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#775432 - Sat Mar 03 2012 10:22 AM Re: Morning Glory [Re: george48]
Tizzabelle Offline
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Registered: Sun Jan 17 2010
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Loc: Sydney NSW Australia         
What fabulous pictures of clouds. I love this sort of stuff. I've never seen the morning glory clouds though as I'm too far south. I did see a documentary about two cloud scientists (who knew such people existed?) and they had pictures of what I thought were completely normal clouds that every one has. Apparently not. They said the clouds I thought of as "normal" clouds were only seen on the east coast of Australia. I never knew (until I saw the doco a few years ago) that clouds could have different forms in different parts of the world. I would dearly love to see some noctilucent clouds one day. They look beautiful! smile
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