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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Sea smoke engulfing Thacher's Island barely exposing it

Due to the Polar Vortex of February 14th 2016, the air temperature was -26 degrees. When it fell upon the coast of Rockport that morning it created a thick wall of seasmoke that was so high it at times covered and hid both towers on Thacher Island. Here is a shot of the North Tower’s partial exposure and a flock of seabirds

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Date Taken: 02.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Rockport , Massachusetts, United States of America
Copyright: © Amy Smith