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Craterlakes and cloudscapes

08 January 2018 09:15PM Viking Raid

crater lake at sunrise

Foreground: Although most of the lake at KeriĆ° Crater is frozen, the area around the edges is still, at least partially, liquid. This isn't a sign of rain, it's groundwater - the crater is so deep it hits the local water table, and minerals from that groundwater give the lake its colour.

Background: Stratocumulus clouds, a mid-level cloud. They're fluffy, like a cumulus cloud, but packed together in layers. This isn't a sign of rain either, nor snow - but they do tend to produce some pretty spectacular sunrises.

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