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Water crashes over the Arizona spillway from a filled Lake Mead basin as seen from a lookout above the dam, looking west towards the Nevada side at Hoover Dam, Arizona: photographic slide

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Date
1983-08
Description
This series of photographs documents the historic water overflow at Hoover Dam as seen from the Arizona side of the dam. Taken in August of 1983, this overflow marked the first time the spillways were used during a flood. After initially being filled, the spillways were tested once in August of 1941.
Digital ID
PH_00438_098
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PH_00438_098. UNLV Libraries Collection of 1983 Hoover Dam Overflow Photographs, 1983 August. PH-00438. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada. http://n2t.net/ark:/62930/d1jq0x07m

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Digital Provenance
Digitized materials: physical originals can be viewed in Special Collections and Archives reading room
Date Digitized
2021-08-23
Extent
96365717
Geographic Coordinate
36.01609, -114.73804
Publisher
University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Libraries
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image/tiff