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Plunging into Glen Canyon Dam (access required)

Smoke billows from the slightly tardy blast commemorating the beginning of the construction of Glen Canyon Dam.As early as 1916, noises were made about building a dam at Glen Canyon to regulate the torrents of the mighty Colorado River. Noise of equal proportion was made by conservationists and environmentalists who decried desiccation of pristine wilderness ...

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