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Desert palm trees are surrounded by water near a Lake Mead marina, looking northwest in Lake Mead, Nevada: 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_111
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PH_00438_111. 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/d1w090m9r

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This material is made available to facilitate private study, scholarship, or research. Copyright is owned by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Please see the UNLV Libraries Special Collections policies on reproduction and use (https://www.library.unlv.edu/speccol/research_and_services/reproductions) or contact us at special.collections@unlv.edu.
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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
96363591
Geographic Coordinate
36.01609, -114.73804
Publisher
University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Libraries
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image/tiff