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Grand Coulee Dam Reservoir

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Title Grand Coulee Dam Reservoir
Description This scene is typical of most of the Grand Coulee Dam Reservoir. Previous to the formation of Lake Mead by Boulder Dam the Gatum Reservoir in Panama was the largest man-made reservoir, having a capacity of 4,413,000 acre feet of storage. Fort Peck Dam reservoir on the Missouri River is the longest reservoir, and covers the greatest area, 189 miles long, with 1,600 miles of shoreline and covering 245,000 acres. In the development of hydro-electric power, the water storage available for... This scene is typical of most of the Grand Coulee Dam Reservoir. PRevious to the formation of Lake Mead by Boulder Dam the Gatum Reservoir in Panama was the largest man-made reservoir, having a capacity of 4,413,000 acre feet of storage. Fort Peck Dam reservoir on the Missouri River is the longest reservoir, and covers the greatest area, 189 miles long, with 1,600 miles of shoreline and covering 245,000 acres. In the development of hydro-electric power, the water storage available for...
Relation Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject 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
Type Photograph
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v2p204.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,1037
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. 2, Page 204)-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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