and phenomena ...
... a work in progress ...
Superior Mirage of Catalina Island from onboard a whale watch expedition.
Catalina Island with Thermal Inversion
and possibly "Looming"
inversion produce both superior mirages and looming, so they often go together
T. Young .
Most of what I have heard of concerning looming is involved with sighting ships at sea. Some believe that this explains the
observations of seafarers about distant lands beyond the horizon.
Mountain Green Flash