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MONTESSORI ASTRONOMY : Types of Clouds - Altocumulus

Types of Clouds : Altocumulus


    Altitude: 2,400-6,100 m
Abbreviation: Ac
Large patches arranged in rows 

Altocumulus are usually white or gray,
and often have the form of sheets or patches
with wavy, rounded rolls. They are often seen
before a cold front and they are usually a signal
that thunderstorms might develop later in the day. 

 Alto: (Latin) Middle
  Cumulus: (Latin) Heaps

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