October 19, 2011

Stratus Clouds, Greenland

Photograph by Bryan and Cherry Alexander, Arctic Photo

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Eight hundred miles south of the North Pole, stalactite-like stratus clouds—churned by 90-mile-an-hour winds—and the light of a bruised dawn paint an apocalyptic portrait over Inglefield Bay.

(From the National Geographic book Visions of Earth)


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