2013

NS9581 : Fumulus

taken 11 years ago, near to Grangemouth, Falkirk, Scotland

Fumulus
Fumulus
Cumulus cloud forming in the air above the oil refinery at Grangemouth. Cloud that forms in the warm moist air above cooling towers etc is nicknamed "fumulus", here viewed from the north bank of the River Forth at Kincardine.

Reference: The Cloudspotter's Guide, by Gavin Pretor-Pinney, Sceptre Press, 2006.

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NS9581, 15 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
William Starkey   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 9 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 9 September, 2013
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 953 815 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:0.9034N 3:40.7748W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 928 871
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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