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Different Cloud types by example

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Mammatus:
1. subsiding air producing Mammatus type cloud patterns just as a trough was approaching Temora.

2. and 3. Mammatus forming just before a very nasty hail-storm that dented my aeroplane parked on the ground at Toowomba.

4. Angry sky at Temora 20120324 - we waited it out a bit
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Cumulus:
1. Small Cumulus clouds triggered by rising air on the Great Dividing range near Cullerin on the way to Crookwell aerodrome.

2. SCT CU from above on the way to Temora air show from Canberra 20070915
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Alto Stratus? ... No FU



1. at Inverell during the bushfires 20061209;



2. at Canberra 20061212



3. Canberra 20061212




4. Alto Stratus at Nowra Air Show 20081017
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Stratus:



Canberra city flight 20061220
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Cirrus:




At Luskinyre (near Maitland) 20070414
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what are these, low cloud, fog or snow clouds?

Jindabyne 20070715








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Mountain wave from underneath (Lenticular and roll clouds)



1. Bunyan gliding 20121208



2. Bunyan gliding 20121208



3. Canberra looking south from CB airport - Lenticular clouds forming in the peaks of the standing waves from the westerlies blowing over the Mountains (hills).
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Richard replied the topic: Different Cloud types by example

Thanks for the great photos, Holland. Hope you don't mind but I just edited your original posts a little so the images appeared in-line rather than as attachment lists.

Cheers,

Rich
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