Alaska Scenes - AlaskaJack
The "top knots" on the distant mountains are an example of Fata Morgana, an effect caused by a cold, dense layer of air overlain by a much warmer layer, such as happens during a temperature inversion.  Winters in Alaska produce this effect many times, with varied results.

The "top knots" on the distant mountains are an example of Fata Morgana, an effect caused by a cold, dense layer of air overlain by a much warmer layer, such as happens during a temperature inversion. Winters in Alaska produce this effect many times, with varied results.

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