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A high-level cumuliform cloud deck, at an altitude between roughly 6 to 12 km. Cirrocumulus cells show no shadowing, unlike altocumulus, and appear very small. Cirrocumulus can show nice coronas and iridescence, especially the cirriform lacunosus (net-like) structure.

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