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Uploaded 9-Jan-17
Taken 25-Oct-15
Visitors 19
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Mississippi Mirror II

Hurricane Patricia was the second-most intense tropical cyclone on record worldwide originating south of Mexico, in mid-October 2015. Its remnants reached St Louis at sunset days later. Following this sunset, I lingered next to the Mississippi River through twilight as I rarely recall the river having such a glassy reflection. Normally a stream of river barges continually churn the waters, but on this evening a long pause in traffic allowed the river to reach an unusual state of calm, thus forming a mirror finish to the St Louis skyline.
Canon EOS 7D, f/22 @ 14 mm, 6s, ISO 100, No Flash

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Category:City Scenes
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Keywords:Weighted Catenary Arch, Gateway Arch, Illinois, Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, Mississippi River, Missouri, Reflection, Silhouette, Skylines, St Louis, St Louis Arch, St Louis Arch at sunset, St Louis Arch at twilight, St Louis Gift, St Louis Missouri Skyline, St Louis Skyline, St Louis Sunset, St Louis Twilight, St Louis point of interest, St Louis skyline reflection, Structural expressionism, Stunning Views, Sunset, skyline

A unique twilight view of St Louis Missouri where the smooth Mississippi River perfectly reflected the St Louis skyline and Gateway Arch following a colorfully impressive sunset