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Break in the "Coulee Wall"

Washington State University Libraries

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Title Break in the "Coulee Wall"
Description One has to stand beneath these majestic basalt cliffs to truly appreciate their great height, and to trudge across the canyon floors to realize their vast extent. These towering walls, rising layer upon layer, tell of a scene once so spectacular as to stretch the imagination and still leave much yet to be comprehended. It is equally difficult to realize that in the eons between these lava flows this landscape was covered with forests of tropical and semi-tropical growths, roamed by giant... Looking South down the Columbia River.
Relation Part of: Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; 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 Photographs
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v1p05.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,660
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 05)-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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