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Coulee City in Grant County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Welcome to Grand Coulee Dam

 
 
Welcome to Grand Coulee Dam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 22, 1997
1. Welcome to Grand Coulee Dam Marker
Inscription. Grand Coulee Dam is the key structure in water utilization for the Columbia River Basin. The dam began operation in 1942 and is one of the world’s largest concrete structures. It is a mile long and contains almost 12 million cubic yards of concrete (9 million cubic meters). It weighs over 24 million tons (22 million metric tons).
 
Location. 47° 57.612′ N, 118° 59.208′ W. Marker is in Coulee City, Washington, in Grant County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 155, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is located near the Grand Coulee Dam Visitor Center. Marker is in this post office area: Coulee City WA 99115, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. Franklin Delano Roosevelt (a few steps from this marker).
 
Categories. Man-Made Features
 
Grand Coulee Dam image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 22, 1997
2. Grand Coulee Dam
Photo on Display - Informational Panel image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 22, 1997
3. Photo on Display - Informational Panel
Lake Rooselvelt National Recreation Area Headquarters image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 22, 1997
4. Lake Rooselvelt National Recreation Area Headquarters
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 21, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 125 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 21, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
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