Caption: Ultra-high-speed footage of a classic ground-to-cloud discharge from a television tower. The lightning is triggered by lightning in the cloud overhead. The bolt displays long continuing current and brilliant recoil leader segments. Filmed from a storm-chasing vehicle at 1000 frames per second, in South Dakota, USA, in summer.

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Upward lightning, high-speed

K003/7449 Royalty Free

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Duration: 00:00:14.02

Frame size: 640x480

Frame rate: 30

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Codec: H.264

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