Tag: rare

Dec 1, 2013

Picture of the Day: Mammatus Clouds

Picture of the Day: Mammatus Clouds

MAMMATUS CLOUDS Photograph by MICHEL FILION Website | Flickr | Facebook | Twitter | Google+ In this fantastic capture by Michel Filion, we see rare mamatus clouds during a storm in Quebec, Canada. The photo was taken from the back of the photographer’s house. Mammatus, also known as mammatocumulus (meaning “mammary cloud”…

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Nov 18, 2013

Picture of the Day: Texas Roll Cloud

Picture of the Day: Texas Roll Cloud

TEXAS ROLL CLOUD Photograph by KENNETH COLE SCHNEIDER Rosyfinch Ramblings Blog | Flickr | Google+ Spotted on November 4, 2013 (7:30 am local time) in Canyon, Texas, was this amazing roll cloud on the northern horizon. The cloud was photographed by Kenneth Cole Schneider who was en route to Alburquerque when he…

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Sep 18, 2013

Picture of the Day: An Albino Humpback Whale

Picture of the Day: An Albino Humpback Whale

AN ALBINO HUMPBACK WHALE Photograph by JENNY DEAN | Prints available In this rare capture by Jenny Dean, we see an albino Humpback whale, strongly believed to be Migaloo, the only documented white humpback whale in the world. According to the Courier-Mail, Migaloo was spotted outside the North Barnard Islands near Innisfail,…

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Aug 1, 2013

Picture of the Day: Roll Cloud Over Calgary

Picture of the Day: Roll Cloud Over Calgary

ROLL CLOUD OVER CALGARY Photograph by Gry Elise Nyland In this tremendous capture by Gry Elise Nyland, we see an amazing roll cloud over Calgary, Alberta, Canada on the morning of June 18, 2013. According to the NOAA’s National Weather Service: “A roll cloud is a low, horizontal tube-shaped arcus cloud associated…

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May 22, 2013

Rare Photos of the Statue of Liberty Being Built in 1883

Rare Photos of the Statue of Liberty Being Built in 1883

Drawing of the Statue of Liberty in Upper New York Bay Designed by Frédéric Bartholdi in collaboration with the French engineer Gustave Eiffel (who was responsible for its frame) and dedicated on October 28, 1886, the Statue of Liberty is a large neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor. The statue was…

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Apr 6, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Black Iceberg

Picture of the Day: The Black Iceberg

THE BLACK ICEBERG Photograph via Rundboll on Reddit In this rare sighting we see a black iceberg. According to the Canadian Encyclopedia: Most icebergs are white except along freshly calved ice cliffs, which tend to appear blue. Others may appear green, brown or black, or combinations of these colours. These icebergs have…

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Nov 16, 2012

Picture of the Day: The White Whale

Picture of the Day: The White Whale

THE WHITE WHALE Photograph by Dan Fisher An extremely rare white humpback whale was spotted recently near Norway. Welsh maritime engineer Dan Fisher made the startling discovery off the coast of Norway in August. According to the Daily Mail (where you can find more photos), Fisher has dubbed him Willow the White…

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