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Lake Powell

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Lake Powell, Kane County, Utah, United States (37.02773 -111.31014)

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Name: Lake Powell topographic map, elevation, relief.
Coordinates: 36.84441 -111.56748 37.21106 -110.89458
Minimum elevation: 3,592 ft
Maximum elevation: 10,355 ft
Average elevation: 4,790 ft

Lake Powell

Concrete placement started around the clock on June 17, 1960. The last bucket of concrete was poured on September 13, 1963. Over 5 million cubic yards (4,000,000 m³) of concrete make up Glen Canyon Dam. The Dam is 710 feet (216 m) high, with the surface elevation of the water at full pool being approximately 3700 feet (1100 m). Construction of the Dam cost $155 million, and 18 lives were lost in the process. From 1970 to 1980, turbines and generators were installed for hydroelectricity. On September 22, 1966, Glen Canyon Dam was dedicated by Lady Bird Johnson.

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