theriverlanding.typepad.com > Mississippi River Photo Gallery

« Back to Mississippi River Photo Gallery

American Bottoms from the Illinois Bluffs

American Bottoms from the Illinois Bluffs

Near Dupo, Illinois, 1990

Downtown St. Louis, Missouri, is visible far in the distance across a vast floodplain east of the Mississippi River, known as the American Bottoms. The Missouri River joins the Mississippi River a few miles northeast of St. Louis.

Permalink