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Near Page in Coconino County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Glen Canyon Dam

Colorado River Storage Project

 
 
Glen Canyon Dam Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 13, 2010
1. Glen Canyon Dam Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated by
the First Lady
Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson
September 22, 1966

United States Department of the Interior
Stewart L. Udall, Secretary
Bureau of Reclamation
Floyd E. Dominy, Commissioner

[The following marker is inside the
Powerplant Gallery area]

Lake Powell
Major John Wesley Powell led scientific exploration parties down the Green and Colorado Rivers in 1869 and in 1871-72. Years later Powell became a leader in government science programs, headed the U.S. Geological Survey and the Bureau of American Ethnology, and advocated enlightened land and water conservation policies which resulted in the passage of the Reclamation Act of 1902. In commemoration of his courage, his wisdom, and his years of public service, the reservoir behind Glen Canyon Dam has been named Lake Powell.
 
Erected by Bureau of Reclamation.
 
Location. 36° 56.191′ N, 111° 29.083′ W. Marker is near Page, Arizona, in Coconino County. Click for map. Markers are located at the Powerplant, one outside the gallery area and the other inside. At Glen Canyon Dam, off U.S. Route 89, at the Colorado River. Marker is in this post office area: Page AZ 86040, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Lake Powell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 13, 2010
2. Lake Powell Marker
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Glen Canyon Bridge / Cableways (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colorado River Storage Project / Glen Canyon Dam (about 400 feet away); Intake Structures (about 400 feet away); Hydroelectric Power - A Green and Renewable Energy Source (about 400 feet away); Rock Bolts / High Scaling (about 400 feet away); Concrete Bucket / Concrete Core Sample (about 500 feet away); Dinosaur Tracks (about 500 feet away); Bureau of Reclamation Memorial Fountain (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Page.
 
Also see . . .
1. Glen Canyon Dam. (Submitted on February 19, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. (Submitted on February 19, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Glen Canyon Dam Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 13, 2010
3. Glen Canyon Dam Marker
At entrance to the Powerplant Gallery Area
Glen Canyon Dam Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 13, 2010
4. Glen Canyon Dam Marker
Glen Canyon Dam Powerplant from Gallery image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 13, 2010
5. Glen Canyon Dam Powerplant from Gallery
Glen Canyon Dam Powerplant Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 13, 2010
6. Glen Canyon Dam Powerplant Sign
Showing Generators online and total earnings from sale of power generated by Glen Canyon Dam
Glen Canyon Dam - Lake Powell Side image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 29, 2002
7. Glen Canyon Dam - Lake Powell Side
Glen Canyon Dam - Lake Powell image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 29, 2002
8. Glen Canyon Dam - Lake Powell
Glen Canyon Dam image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 30, 2002
9. Glen Canyon Dam
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,069 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   7, 8, 9. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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