Clouds of the kind called cirrus, which is the Latin word for "curl," float higher than those of any other kind, their average height above sea-level being about 30,000 feet-more than that of the world's loftiest mountain. They are made up of tiny particles of ice, and are always white. They resemble feathers or ribbons, spreading out like the ribs of a fan, and are sometimes called mares'-tails. Cirrus clouds are usually regarded as a sign of coming wind.
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