Credit: Sky Fire/WeatherVideoHD.TV/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Timelapse footage of a mountain wave cloud over the Rocky Mountains. The sharp edge of the cloud appears stationary despite the obvious effect of the wind on other clouds and contrails. This is because the cloud forms in the crest of a standing wave, established as the wind blows over the peaks. At the peak of the wave it is cool enough for the cloud to form, and as the air descends it evaporates. Filmed in Colorado, USA, in autumn.

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Mountain wave cloud, timelapse

K004/0465 Royalty Free

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Duration: 00:00:50.29

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 30

Audio: No

Format: QuickTime, Photo JPEG 100%, progressive scan, square pixels

File size: 1.8G

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Capture format: DSLR - AVCHD

Codec: Photo - JPEG

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