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  • noun the second largest reservoir in the United States; located in southern Utah and north central Arizona and formed by the Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River

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Examples

  • He called Lake Powell "my crowning jewel" and had the Bureau of Reclamation publish a pamphlet celebrating how it made the wilderness accessible to tourists.

    Builder Remapped Rivers Across West

  • He called Lake Powell "my crowning jewel" and had the Bureau of Reclamation publish a pamphlet celebrating how it made the wilderness accessible to tourists.

    Builder Remapped Rivers Across West

  • Vital reservoirs such as Lake Powell have dropped more than a hundred feet and lost more than half their water.

    CNN Transcript Jan 10, 2005

  • And although 2008 ended with normal rainfall totals, lakes around the state, such as Lake Powell, remain low, indicating a long-term drought.

    Payson Roundup stories

  • Stark evidence of an increasingly dry West can be seen in the "bathtub rings" around the West's two largest reservoirs, Lake Powell and Lake Mead, left half-full by an 11-year drought in the Colorado River basin, the source of water for at least 30 million people.

    Stacy Tellinghuisen: Clean Energy Offers Solution to Western Water Woes

  • Stark evidence of an increasingly dry West can be seen in the "bathtub rings" around the West's two largest reservoirs, Lake Powell and Lake Mead, left half-full by an 11-year drought in the Colorado River basin, the source of water for at least 30 million people.

    Stacy Tellinghuisen: Clean Energy Offers Solution to Western Water Woes

  • "It rips the heart out of a community when you lose a lake," says Paul Ostapuk, leader of a group in Page, Ariz., trying to block a push by environmentalists to drain Lake Powell.

    Lake-Be-Gone Woes

  • Stark evidence of an increasingly dry West can be seen in the "bathtub rings" around the West's two largest reservoirs, Lake Powell and Lake Mead, left half-full by an 11-year drought in the Colorado River basin, the source of water for at least 30 million people.

    Stacy Tellinghuisen: Clean Energy Offers Solution to Western Water Woes

  • Amazingly the needle on the fuel gauge never drops to "E," and the tires reunite with pavement near Lake Powell, Ariz.

    Everyone in the RV, It's Road-Trip Time!

  • Stark evidence of an increasingly dry West can be seen in the "bathtub rings" around the West's two largest reservoirs, Lake Powell and Lake Mead, left half-full by an 11-year drought in the Colorado River basin, the source of water for at least 30 million people.

    Stacy Tellinghuisen: Clean Energy Offers Solution to Western Water Woes

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