formation of mirage

Environmental Science
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A necessary condition for the formation of a mirage is that the density of air increases with height. Show that this condition is realized if the decrease of atmospheric temperature with height exceeds 3.5(dry lapse rate),the dry adiabatic lapse rate. Where would you expect this occur in the Earth's atmosphere and why ?

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