posted on Oct, 6 2014 @ 05:12 AM
Not fragile, but this forum often has beautiful Earth things on it.
AT this time of year, one of the rarest weather phenomena ever seen happens in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, when the morning glory clouds come
Tourists come from all over the world to witness the rare phenomenon, as gliders surf the very edge of the cloud, which can stretch for several
The long, cigar-shaped formation known as the Morning Glory Cloud rolls elusively across the waters off far northwestern Queensland’s Bourketown for
just a few weeks each year.
It creates perfect conditions that allow non-motorised gliders to surf the thermals in front of it for hundreds of kilometres.
The isolated Gulf Country township the only place in the world where the meteorological phenomenon can be reasonably predicted to arrive.
edit on 6/10/14 by Cinrad because: (no reason given)