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EarthSky // Today's Image Release Date: Jun 12, 2013

Mammatus clouds over Half Dome

Rounded mammatus clouds mirroring the rock structure of Half Dome, at a beautiful Yosemite Valley sunset earlier this month.

Mammatus clouds in Yosemite Valley on June 3, 2013 via our friend Kristal Leonard Photography.

Mammatus clouds in Yosemite Valley on June 3, 2013 via our friend Kristal Leonard Photography.

Half Dome is a beloved granite dome in Yosemite National Park in California. It’s a granite crest rising more than 4,737 feet (1,444 meters) above the floor of Yosemite Valley. Kristal Leonard caught this photo of Half Dome topped by mammatus clouds on June 2, 2013. Thank you, Kristal!

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