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A cloud formation that caught my eye

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    Default A cloud formation that caught my eye

    Nothing earth shattering, but I had never seen a cloud formation like this before and found it too cool not to take a picture of .......

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    Cool, very interesting; kinda remind me of ladies in bikinis lying on the beach.

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    Cool. It looks painted; almost surreal.

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    Cool, it reminds me of home. There's a mountain we call Bantay Ragadi because the peaks look like saw blades.

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    Beautiful cloud formation! It is also interesting what do we see in these clouds: they remind me of the storm-tossed sea waves.

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    Wow I like it. we get some really interesting skies down here. I thought that this one that occurred after a thunderstorm was very strange, especially the color.
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    Quite scary, Cin.
    These dark clouds are also promising showers:
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    Great shots!!

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    That is a interesting sky, Cin! I like the shot.

    Branka, the ship silhouetted by the clouds is very cool!

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    Above the "ladies in bikini's" is a cirrus cloud, or "mares' tail." That particular cloud is seen when a change in weather is coming...Great pictures...Betty

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