Landscape

Have you ever seen the Milky Way?

The Milky Way is the galaxy that contains our Solar System. The descriptive “milky” is derived from the appearance from Earth of the galaxy – a band of light seen in the [ … ]

Lenticular clouds, stationary lens-shaped clouds!

Lenticular clouds are stationary lens-shaped clouds that form in the troposphere, normally in perpendicular alignment to the wind direction.   What are lenticular clouds? There are three types of lenticular clouds: altocumulus standing lenticular (ACSL), stratocumulus [ … ]

Niagara Falls created by glaciation about 10,000 years ago

Niagara Falls is the collective name for three waterfalls that straddle the international border between Canada and the United States; more specifically, between the province of Ontario and New York state. They form the southern end of the Niagara Gorge.   What are Niagara [ … ]