lateral mirage

lateral mirage

[′lad·ə·rəl mə′räzh]
(optics)
A very rare type of mirage in which the apparent position of an object appears displaced to one side of its true position.
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Faster wind speeds cause lateral mirage movement to increase even more, and above 10 mph the mirage current will begin to flow horizontally to the ground.

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