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View of Grand Coulee from the West Bank

Washington State University Libraries

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Title View of Grand Coulee from the West Bank
Description This view of the Grand Coulee, taken from the west wall several miles below Steamboat Rock, vividly portrays the immensity and grandeur of this unique chasm. This remarkable canyon, and its counterpart, Moses Coulee, cut by the drainage from the 4,000 foot thick Okanogan Lobe of the great ice cap, some ten or twelve miles to the southwest, are without like or equal in the world. A mile above Steamboat Rock the retreating falls encountered a ridge of granite some 500 feet high. The water... Looking South down the Columbia River.
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Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject Aerial photography--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Climatic changes--Washington (State)--Columbia River Valley Grand Coulee--Washington (State)
Type Aerial Photographs
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v1p03.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,659
Publisher Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries: http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/holland/masc/masc.htm
Source A History of the Columbia Basin Project (Vol. 1, Page 03)-Cage 709: Clifford R. Koester Papers, 1927-1972: http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/holland/masc/finders/cg709.htm
Rights To order a reproduction please see: http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/holland/masc/policies.htm , or contact Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections: (509) 335-6691. For permission to publish please contact Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections: (509) 335-6691.
Format Original photographic prints were scanned at 24 bit 3000 pixels by the long side for master TIFF files on an Plustek OpticBook 3600 Plus. Also, 24 bit 150 PPI JPEGs were created with the OpticBook 3600 Plus and added to the CONTENTdm database at the WSU Libraries
Language English
Date 2008

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