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Stratocumulus castellanus (Sc cas) - CCH 1953


Cumuliform turrets rising vertically from cloud elements connected by a common horizontal base. The turrets:

  • Seem to be arranged in lines
  • Give the cloud a crenellated (castle battlement) appearance
  • Are sometimes taller than they are wide
  • Are especially evident when the cloud is seen from the side

Stratocumulus castellanus can grow to a considerable size and develop into:


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