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Glen Canyon Dam

Photo of Glen Canyon Dam
Related Projects & Facilities
Colorado River Storage Project
Glen Canyon Powerplant
Related Links
Recreation.gov - Glen Canyon Dam
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Overview General Dimensions Hydraulics & Hydrology Contact Information
Structural Height710 ft
Hydraulic Height (Normal Operating Depth at Dam)579 ft
Crest Elevation3715.0 ft
Crest Length1560 ft
Crest Width25 ft
Base Width300 ft
Volume of Dam Construction Materials5,370,000 cu yd
Streambed at Dam Axis3132.0 ft
Top of Inactive Conservation Pool (Elevation)3490.0 ft
Top of Dead Storage Pool (Elevation)3370.0 ft

Last updated: May 29, 2009