A multi-layered lenticular cloud, indicator of high winds aloft, is formed when a fast moving airmass is deflected upward by terrain such as a mountain range. This "wave cloud" over Marlette Peak on the east shore of Lake Tahoe, is lit by the sunset.
|Photo Location:||Crystal Bay, California, United States of America|
|Camera:||Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II|
|Copyright:||© Jeff Hershkowitz|