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Plate XXI A
Fine-grained white marble with faint grayish-green veins, from Alaska-Shamrock Marble Co.’s property, Dickman Bay.
illustrating Ernest F. Burchard. Marble Resources of Southeastern Alaska, With a section on the geography and geology by Theodore Chapin. USGS Bulletin 682 (1920): 1-118

cirrus, see
The Weather Observer / Technical Manual (June 29, 1942)

an’ tho’ a cloud’s shape nor hue nor size don’t stay the same, it’s still a cloud an’ so is a soul.
ex David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas (2004)

See also The weather, I think, must be changing (March 2012 — 1, 2 and 3).

11 March 2013
tags: Burchard, Ernest F.; clouds; marble; metamorphosis; meteorology; Mitchell, David; storms