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The Mirage

A detailed description of how mirages are formed.

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What is a mirage?

A simple explanation of mirages with some photos.

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What is a mirage?

An interesting page describing the different types of mirages that can appear.

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What is the mirage effect?

Short description of how mirages occur.

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What is a mirage? How is it formed?

The formation of mirages is described with associated theory. Some excellent diagrams are provided.

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Why Does the Road Look Wet on Hot Days?

The physics behind mirages and why hot roads look like water.

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What causes a mirage?

Brief explanation with diagram from Scientific American.

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Giant Towers over the Olympic Mountains

How an optical effect called superior mirage makes mountains appear bigger than they actually are.

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