Photographer's Note

Amazing Altocumulus lenticularis over King George Island, South Shetland - view from American Antarctic Field Hut "Copacabana".

It was the middle of summer. During windy days this kind of clouds arise over mountains in maritime Antarctica. This lens-shaped clouds form over mountains because of wave movement of the air crossing a mountain ridge. Interesting fact is that this clouds are very stable during windy days and their position is in the same places during the same wind direction.

P.s. Technical detail, this photo is match of 8 photos made from tripod.

Please enjoy this picture in a LARGE PANORAMA too,

with best regards, Piotr Angiel

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