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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">(''Also called'' cloud crest.) A type of [[standing cloud]] that forms along a mountain range,  either on the ridge or slightly above and to the lee of it.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">Its process of formation and maintenance is identical to that of the [[cap cloud]]. <br/>''Compare'' [[banner  cloud]]; <br/>''see'' [[lenticularis]].</div><br/> </div>
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">(''Also called'' cloud crest.) A type of [[standing cloud]] that forms along a mountain range,  either on the ridge or slightly above and to the lee of it.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">Its process of formation and maintenance is identical to that of the [[cap cloud]]. <br/>''Compare'' [[banner cloud|banner  cloud]]; <br/>''see'' [[lenticularis]].</div><br/> </div>
 
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Latest revision as of 16:44, 25 April 2012



crest cloud

(Also called cloud crest.) A type of standing cloud that forms along a mountain range, either on the ridge or slightly above and to the lee of it.

Its process of formation and maintenance is identical to that of the cap cloud.
Compare banner cloud;
see lenticularis.