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Fata Morganas Make Fantastic Castles Appear Over the Ocean - Atmospheric Phenomena - Meteorology, Earth and Environmental Science Fata Morgana, Hollow Earth, Wild Weather, Flat Earth, Natural Phenomena, Environmental Science, Tall Ships, Story Inspiration, Illusions

Fata Morganas Make Fantastic Castles Appear Over the Ocean

In past centuries, sailors were sometimes surprised to see upside-down ships sailing in the sky, or elaborate castles built on the ocean. When they turned towards them, these apparitions vanished. The illusions, called The Fata Morgana, can still be seen today if the witches are in a mood the weather's right.

Examples of a mirage known as Fata Morgana. It’s believed that this optical illusion is what give birth to the myth of the Flying Dutchman Liberation Theology, Jungian Psychology, Fata Morgana, Literary Genre, Flying Dutchman, Wild Weather, Tumblr Me, Fortune Telling, Optical Illusions

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Examples of a mirage known as Fata Morgana. It’s believed that this optical illusion is what give birth to the myth of the Flying Dutchman

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Fata Morgana

Power of optical illusions :) You see water surface, where there's just sand and rocks. Still exploring in my archives, in a long, rainy, windy winter day….In other words, I need an optical illusion right here, right now too ;) Wadi Rum, Jordan, January 2012 Here is the original one: www.flickr.com/photos/vincenzopisani/6762203765/in/set-72...

Fata Morgana Fata Morgana is a complex superior mirage. In this instance, in the horizon a narrow band seen can separate an image, . Aliens, Fata Morgana, Hollow Earth, Double Vision, Creepy Stories, Ghost Hunting, Flat Earth, Haunted Places, Story Inspiration

Fata Morgana: Ghost Mirage Ships

Fata Morgana Fata Morgana is a complex superior mirage. In this instance, in the horizon a narrow band seen can separate an image, ...

Lost City of the Olympics (Fata Morgana mirage) Morgan Le Fay, Fata Morgana, Italian Phrases, Wild Weather, Lost City, Natural Phenomena, Witchcraft, Wonders Of The World, Science

Fata Morgana: an unusual and complex form of superior mirage that is seen in a narrow band right above the horizon. It is an Italian phrase derived from the vulgar Latin for "fairy" and the Arthurian sorceress Morgan le Fay, from a belief that these mirages, often seen in the Strait of Messina, were fairy castles in the air or false land created by her witchcraft to lure sailors to their death.

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Fata Morgana Mirage

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fata_Morgana_%28mirage%29 La Fata Morgana è una forma complessa e insolita di miraggio che si può scorgere all'interno di una stretta fascia al di sopra dell'orizzonte. Esso fa riferimento alla fata Morgana della mitologia celtica, che induceva nei marinai visioni di fantastici castelli in aria o in terra per attirarli e quindi condurli a morte. Tale fenomeno, che può essere osservato a terra o in mare, nelle regioni polari o nei deserti,;distorce enormemente l’oggetto…

In the past few months mirages have appeared in many different areas of Mainland China. What are mirages all about? Fata Morgana, Hollow Earth, The Entire Universe, Chongqing, Flat Earth, The Past, Weather, Outdoor, Science

mirages: evidence for multiple dimensions?

In the past few months mirages have appeared in many different areas of Mainland China. What are mirages all about?

“Mythical City” from the series “Fata Morgana” © Olga Gubanova, 2012 www.fb.com/BLUEjeansWITHblueCORNFLOWERS www.BLUEjeansWITHblueCORNFLOWERS.blogspot.com Fata Morgana, Hollow Earth, The Entire Universe, Flat Earth, Optical Illusions, Sky, Beach, Water, Travel

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“Mythical City” from the series “Fata Morgana” © Olga Gubanova, 2012 www.fb.com/BLUEjeansWITHblueCORNFLOWERS www.BLUEjeansWITHblueCORNFLOWERS.blogspot.com

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Dreaming of Fata Morgana - Runway Journal

Dreaming of Fata Morgana (2013) is a series of photographs by Sydney-based artist Tanya Dyhin that draws on the representation of the island as an illusionary place to explore ideas of perception and experience.