US 2022 Mississippi River at Wickliffe ; Mighty Mississippi 58c. Scott. 5698f

US 2022 Mississippi River at Wickliffe ; Mighty Mississippi 58c. Scott. 5698f

Series: The Mighty Mississippi (2022)

Stamp details: Mississippi River at Wickliffe, Kentucky

Issued date: 23-05-2022 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 58c.
(FOREVER - No Face Value)

Format: Pane of 10

Emission: Commemorative
First Day City: Memphis, Tennessee

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 5698f
Yvert et Tellier (France): 5537

Designers: Ethel Kessler (designer)

Dimensions (height x width):
25mm x 39.75mm

Printer: Ashton Potter (USA) Ltd
Print Method: Offset

Designers: Ethel Kessler

Stamp Colors: Multicolored
Perforation: Serpentine Die Cut 11
Gum type: Self-Adhesive

Themes: Landscape, River

Total print: 40,000,000 (estimate)

Note: Stamp from mini-sheet.

Face value US$0.58 on day of issue.

Description:- The Mississippi River is the second-longest river and chief river of the second-largest drainage system in North America, second only to the Hudson Bay drainage system. From its traditional source of Lake Itasca in northern Minnesota, it flows generally south for 2,340 miles (3,770 km) to the Mississippi River Delta in the Gulf of Mexico. With its many tributaries, the Mississippi's watershed drains all or parts of 32 U.S. states and two Canadian provinces between the Rocky and Appalachian mountains. The main stem is entirely within the United States; the total drainage basin is 1,151,000 sq mi (2,980,000 km2), of which only about one percent is in Canada. The Mississippi ranks as the thirteenth-largest river by discharge in the world. The river either borders or passes through the states of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana.