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Topaz Japanese Internment Camp

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"Site of TOPAZ internment Camp"

"Over 120,000 Japanese-Americans, two thirds of whom are U.S. citizens, are uprooted from their west coast homes and incarcerated by their own government. It is 1942, wartime hysteria is at a peak.  They are imprisoned in ten inland concentration camps where they remain behind barbed wire, under suspicion and armed guards for up to 3 1/2 years.  Topaz is one of the ten camps.

Without hearings or trials, this act of injustice is based solely on the color of their skin and the country of their origin.  America's fear and distrust of these citizens -- precipitated by Japan's attack upon Pearl Harbor -- is placated.

Lost within this rush to judgment is the denial of constitutional rights, major losses of personal property and the labelling of its own citizens as enemy.  Ironically, though this mass incarceration is spearheaded by thoughts of disloyalty, not a single case of espionage against the U.S. is ever discovered.

Indeed, the 442nd RCT and 100th Battalion, composed entirely of young Japanese-American boys (many of whom volunteer from internment camps), suffer major war casualties and go on to become the U.S. Army's most highly-decorated combat unit in its history.

Topaz is closed in October of 1945.  The memory of Topaz remains a tribute to a people whose faith and loyalty was steadfast -- while America's had faltered."   Quoted from Topaz Internment camp monument.

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A: Topaz Japanese internment camp

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Site of the Topaz Japanese Internment Camp that housed Japanese-American citizens against their will ...

Topaz Japanese internment camp

B: Smelter Knolls radio towers

摄影师Calvin Jones, 距离此全景6.3

Radio repeater towers used in the Cosmic Ray array in west millard county Utah.  Located on Smelter K...

Smelter Knolls radio towers

C: Smelter Knoll Top

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The highest point on Smelter knoll.  Smelter Knoll is a ridge located west of the Topaz internment ca...

Smelter Knoll Top

D: Smelter Knoll NW

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Looking NW towards the Hogs Back and the Drum Mountains from the North West corner of Smelter knoll.

Smelter Knoll NW

E: Solar Power Project - Millard county, Utah

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An on-going (~2006-2007) solar power project located north west of Hinckley Utah.  Power is generated...

Solar Power Project - Millard county, Utah

F: Smelter Knoll hardpan

摄影师Calvin Jones, 距离此全景10.4

A hardpan located to the west of Smelter Knoll.  This is a good site for flying RC aircraft.

Smelter Knoll hardpan

G: Gunnison Massacre marker

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"In 1853, Captain John W. Gunnison was selected to lead an expedition to find a trans-continental rai...

Gunnison Massacre marker

H: Gunnison Massacre site

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 "In 1853, Captain John W. Gunnison was selected to lead an expedition to find a trans-continental ra...

Gunnison Massacre site

I: Sevier River Bridge near Jones Rd.

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High water on the Sevier River in spring of 2011.  Water is being released from reservoirs upstream i...

Sevier River Bridge near Jones Rd.

J: Gunnision Bend Reservoir spillway

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Releasing extra water from the Gunnison Bend reservoir in preparation for the melting of the snowpack...

Gunnision Bend Reservoir spillway

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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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