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Curecanti National Recreation Area Rose Houk

Curecanti National Recreation Area

Rose Houk

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ISBN : 9780911408928
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16 pages
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The narrow thread of the Gunnison River once cut through high, eroded vistas and sagebrush-covered mesas. A series of dams have tamed the Gunnison River upstream from the Black Canyon, generating hydro-electric power and providing water forMoreThe narrow thread of the Gunnison River once cut through high, eroded vistas and sagebrush-covered mesas. A series of dams have tamed the Gunnison River upstream from the Black Canyon, generating hydro-electric power and providing water for irrigation and recreation in southeastern Colorado. The result, Blue Mesa Reservoir, offers visitors of Curecanti National Recreation Area unforgettable scenery, wildlife, and adventure. Photos by Michael Collier.