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In its length of 151 miles the Columbia River Reservoir, now called Lake Roosevelt, has a little over 500 miles of shoreline, ranging from sheer granite and basalt cliffs to shifting sand banks and wooded mountain slopes. Dr. C. E. Magnusson, Professor of Electrical Engineering, and Director of the Engineering Experiment Station at the University of Washington, conducted many studies on hydroelectric power in the state of Washington, and proposed a higher dam at Grand Coulee at elevation...
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Clifford R. Koester
Aerial photography--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Climatic changes--Washington (State)--Columbia River Valley; Lake Roosevelt--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Flood dams and reservoirs
Grand Coulee--Washington (State); Flood--Columbia River; Columbia River Reservoir
United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
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A History of the Columbia Basin Project (Vol. 2, Page 196)-Cage 709: Clifford R. Koester Papers, 1927-1972: http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/holland/masc/finders/cg709.htm
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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