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200 Degree Double Rainbow | by TailspinT
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200 Degree Double Rainbow

This finally turned up, lost and now found. Taken on St Johns, US Virgin Islands looking East. The double rainbow is created by the defraction of light off the front and the back of each raindrop.


The wind blows up this valley, which is much steeper than it looks in this wide angle view. Two hawks would soar up the valley, lifted on the wind blowing up the hill, and then dive, roll, loop down (and as a pilot I mean than literally, not as a figure of speech).


Johnathan Livingston Seagull would understand. These two were his kinda flyers. Mine too.


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Taken in May 2001