14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Pacific Storm

An isloated cumulonimbus overshoots the tropopause as we deviate around it at 37000FT south of Panama City. The only light source is a powerful lightning within the storm.

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Date Taken: 06.2016
Date Uploaded: 09.2016
Photo Location: Over the Pacific Ocean, closest city was Panama City, Panama
Copyright: © Santiago Borja
Photo of the Day: 09.18.16
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