Polar stratospheric clouds

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Term: Polar stratospheric clouds
Definition: High altitude clouds found in the stratosphere where the temperature is less than -85 Celsius. Commonly found over Antarctica. Have a role in the creation of the ozone hole over Antarctica.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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