A special treat for you
This is called a Superior Mirage, which elongates objects on the horizon upwards.
It is not unique to northern climes, and is seen in the southern states such as Arizona often.
The "prism or lens" that causes this is a temperature inversion, cold earth surface, warmer atmosphere upwards near horizon.
It is a rare treat here, it has taken me several years to come up with a photo pair that illustrates what I see fairly frequently.
This first one is the clear view, the regular (control specimen if you will)
Named after King Aurthur’s half sister who seduced him and the resulting offspring
thus became his ultimate undoing in the last battle.
Taea Morgana is the Italian translation of Morgan le Fay, the shapeshifter.
Here is Fata Morgana, the Shape Shifter
Me, I am thankfull for each and every amazing thing I see like this,
and of course people like you all to share with.
Look around you and find, there is magic out there!