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9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
This is a shot of the mighty Mississippi River at almost a record flood stage. I grew up in Memphis and I have never seen the Misissippi this high. It was a mighty flood and a "near Miss."

This is a shot of the mighty Mississippi River at almost a record flood stage. I grew up in Memphis and I have never seen the Misissippi this high. It was a mighty flood and a "near Miss."

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2011
Date Uploaded: 11.2011
Photo Location: Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America
Camera: Canon PowerShot A630
Copyright: © Pat Riley