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Nacreous Clouds

  • Definition: Clouds of unknown composition that have a soft, pearly luster and that form at altitude about 25 to 30 km above the earth's surface. They are also called mother-of-pearl clouds.

    Source: Essentials of Meteorology: An Invitation to the Atmosphere (fifth edition) by C. Donald Ahrens

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