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Photo ID: hl4ke3Subject: GroundwaterDescription
Arch Dams; Colorado River; Concrete Dams; Construction; Dam Sites; Dams; Design; Engineering Geology; Ground Water; Lake Mead; ReservoirsAerial view of Hoover Dam. This dam was constructed between 1930 and 1936 as Boulder Dam, and renamed in honor of president Herbert Hoover in 1947. The dam impounds Lake Mead and is used for flood and silt control, power, irrigation, and industrial and domestic water supplies.
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Lynn Betts

Credit Line: Photo by Lynn Betts, courtesy of USDA NRCS
North America; United States; Nevada; Hoover Dam
Photo Quality | Large 


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