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" Rain clouds; a thick layer of dark clouds, without shape and with ragged edges, from which continued rain or snow generally falls. Through the openings of these clouds an upper layer of Cirro-Stratus or Alto-Stratus may almost invariably be seen. If the... "
The Elements of Geography - Page 97
by Rollin D. Salisbury, Harlan Harland Barrows, Walter Sheldon Tower - 1912 - 616 pages
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Taylor's modern navigation

Henry Taylor - 1904 - 347 pages
...because it does not bring rain. 7. Nimbus (N.), Rain-Clouds — A thick layer of dark clouds, without shape and with ragged edges, from which continued rain or snow generally falls. Through the openings of these clouds an upper layer of Cirro-Stratus or Alto-Stratus may almost invariably...
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The Cyclones of the Far East

José Algué - Cyclones - 1904 - 283 pages
...it does not bring rain. (7) Nimbus (N. ) — Bain cloud. — A thick layer of dark clouds, without shape and with ragged edges from which continued rain or snow generally falls. Through the openings of these clouds an upper layer of cirro-stratus or alto-stratus may almost invariably...
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The American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation and ...

Nathaniel Bowditch, George Wood Logan - Nautical astronomy - 1906 - 652 pages
...because it does not bring rain. 7. NIMBUS, (-V. ). — Rain clouds; a thick layer of dark clouds, without .shape and with ragged edges, from which continued rain or snow generally falls. Through the openings of these clouds an upper layer of Cirro-Stratus or Alto-Stratus may almost invariably...
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Physiography

Rollin D. Salisbury - Physical geography - 1907 - 770 pages
...forms of cloud (Figs. 565-573 and Fig. 576). PHYSIOGRAPHY Nimbus or rain-clouds consist of thick layers of dark clouds without definite shape, and with ragged...from which continued rain or snow generally falls (Fig. 573). FIG. 569. Fio. 570. FIG. 569. — Cumulus clouds; thunder-heads in process of active growth....
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Physiography: For High Schools

Rollin D. Salisbury - Physical geography - 1908 - 529 pages
...clouds are horizontal sheets of.lifted fog. Nimbus or rain clouds (Fig. 372) consist of thick layers of dark clouds without definite shape and with ragged...from which continued rain or snow generally falls. Cirrus clouds are delicate, fibrous, or feathery (Figs. 373 and 374) . They are generally white, and...
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Modern seamanship

Austin Melvin Knight - Navigation - 1910 - 540 pages
...Average height about I mile. 7. Nimbus (N.). — Rain clouds. — A thick layer of dark clouds, without shape and with ragged edges, from which continued rain or snow generally falls. Through the openings of these clouds an upper layer of Cirro-stratus or Alto-stratus may almost invariably...
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Modern Geography for High Schools

Rollin D. Salisbury, Harlan Harland Barrows, Walter Sheldon Tower - Physical geography - 1913 - 418 pages
...sheets of cloud, often not more than 1,000 feet above the earth. (3) Nimbus or rain clouds (Fig. 29) consist of thick masses of dark clouds without definite...rarely more than half a mile above the earth's surface. (4) Cirrus clouds are delicate, fibrous, or feathery (Fig. 30). They are generally white, Fig. 28....
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American Practical Navigator: An Epitome of Navigation and Nautical Astronomy

Nathaniel Bowditch, George Wood Logan - Nautical astronomy - 1916 - 836 pages
...because it does not bring rain. 7. NIMBUS (N.). — Rain clouds; a thick layer of dark clouds, without shape and with ragged edges, from which continued rain or snow generally falls. Through the openings of these clouds an upper layer of Cirro-Stratus or Alto-Stratus may almost invariably...
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Physiography

Rollin D. Salisbury - Physical geography - 1919 - 676 pages
...wind or mountains, it is sometimes called fractostratus. Nimbus or rain-clouds consist of thick layers of dark clouds without definite shape, and with ragged edges, from which continued FIG. 498. rain or snow generally falls (Fig. 504). Cirrus clouds are detached, delicate, and fibrous....
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modern seamanship

austin m. knight - 1921
...Average height about i mile. 7. Nimbus (N.).—Rain clouds.—A thick layer of dark clouds, without shape and with ragged edges, from which continued rain or snow generally falls. Through the openings of these clouds an upper layer of Cirro-stratus or Alto-stratus may almost invariably...
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