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HIGH CLOUDS HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS The type of clouds most often found in the high level etage are cirrus, cirrocumulus and cirrostratus. These clouds are composed primarily of ice crystals and usually present a bright white, or mostly white appearance except near sunrise or sunset. At these time, the reflection by the clo
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Cirrus ( cloud classification symbol Ci) is a genus of atmospheric cloud generally characterized by thin, wispy strands, giving the type its name from the Latin word cirrus, meaning a ringlet or curling lock of hair. The strands of cloud sometimes appear in tufts of a distinctive form referred to by the common name of
Cirrus Clouds: thin and wispy . Cirrus Clouds thin and wispy The most common form of high-level clouds are thin and often wispy cirrus clouds. Typically found at heights greater than 20,000 feet (6,000 meters), cirrus clouds are composed of ice crystals that originate from the freezing of supercooled water droplets. C
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