Glen Canyon Dam, Arizona

Steven Dutch, Professor Emeritus, Natural and Applied Sciences, Universityof Wisconsin - Green Bay

Below: Views of the Vermilion Cliffs from the Kaibab Plateau.  
Views of the gorge downstream from the dam and the arch bridge over the Colorado River.
Turbine. The linear texture on the vanes is due to cavitation, caused when low pressure in the falling water causes bubbles to form and then implode violently.
Left: looking north into Lake Powell.

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Created 15 January 2007, Last Update 06 June 2020