Gunnision Bend Reservoir spillway
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Panoramic photo by Calvin Jones EXPERT Taken 20:00, 02/06/2011 - Views loading...

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Gunnision Bend Reservoir spillway

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Releasing extra water from the Gunnison Bend reservoir in preparation for the melting of the snowpack in the mountains.  Winter 2010 and spring 2011 have been extremely wet this year.  The water will flow downstream to the Sevier dry lake bed.

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This panorama was taken in Utah

This is an overview of Utah

Utah is a state located in the westcentral region of the United States of America.  Utah is the 13th largest state by area, ranks 34th by population and 10th by population density of the 50 United States.  Utah was the 45th state to be admitted into the Union, on January 4, 1896. Utah is landlocked, being bordered by the states of Idaho to the north, Wyoming to the northeast, Nevada on the west, Colorado on the east and Arizona to the south.  Utah is very mountainous and is a popular outing destination of the outdoorsman.  The state population is about 2.82M with 95% being Caucasian, 2.4% Asian, 1.7% Native American and 1.3% Black. The state capital and largest city is Salt Lake City.

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