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Tubes at Glen Canyon Dam
Tubes at Glen Canyon Dam
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Title: Tubes at Glen Canyon Dam


The river outlet tubes at Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River in Arizona. At noon Monday, Nov. 19, U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will open the dam's river outlet tubes, releasing controlled flows larger than the usual 8,000-25,000 cubic feet per second that flows through the turbines of the Glen Canyon Powerplant to generate hydroelectric power. 

Location: Lees Ferry, AZ, USA

Date Taken: 2008

Photographer: Kyrie Fry
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Photographer Organization: USGS

Usage: This image is public domain/of free use unless otherwise stated. Please refer to the USGS Copyright section for how to credit the photo.


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Type: JPEG image - 1.20 MB
Dimensions: 1298 x 1951
Resolution: 72 dpi

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