2004 Colorado River
Beach Building Flows

"41,000 CFS - Grand Canyon Flood"


Before the Flood

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Downstream of the Paria Riffle at 8,000 cfs (11-20-04)

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Fresh new gooey sediment from the Paria River and
an old beach await the high release event (11/20/04)

During the Flood

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The 41,000 cfs flood begins (11-21-04)

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A small waterfall from Page makes a small contribution (11/21/04)

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Fog fills the Glen Canyon Gorge (11/23/04)

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A convective plume of fog and mist rises up
from the outlet tubes (11/23/04)

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View From the Page Dam Overlook (11/23/04)

 

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