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A detailed description of how mirages are formed.
A simple explanation of mirages with some photos.
An interesting page describing the different types of mirages that can appear.
Short description of how mirages occur.
The formation of mirages is described with associated theory. Some excellent diagrams are provided.
The physics behind mirages and why hot roads look like water.
Brief explanation with diagram from Scientific American.
How an optical effect called superior mirage makes mountains appear bigger than they actually are.