Glen Canyon Dammed: Inventing Lake Powell and the Canyon Country

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Growth is a major issue in the contemporary American West, especially as more and more towns and states turn to tourism to spark their economies. But growth has a flip side--loss--about which we seldom think until something is irrevocably gone. Where once was Glen Canyon, with its maze of side-canyons leading to the Colorado River, now is Lake Powell, second largest reservoir in America, attracting some three million visitors a year. Many who come here think they have found paradise, and for good reason: it's beautiful. ...

Glen Canyon Dammed: Inventing Lake Powell and the Canyon Country 2004, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816518876

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Glen Canyon Dammed: Inventing Lake Powell and the Canyon Country 1999, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816519927

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