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Image for Chief Joseph Dam, Bridgeport, Douglas and Okanogan counties, WA, USAview gallery

SESE15.4 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesChief Joseph Dam, Bridgeport, Douglas and Okanogan counties, WA, USA

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This is Washington's and the USA's second largest hydroelectric dam. Though Chief Joseph is a dam, the hydro facility is run-of-the-river, as the reservoir behind the dam is insufficient to supply the requisite volume of water over the long term.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 5/28/2018

last visited: never

Image for Wells Dam - Pateros, WAview gallery

SWSW18 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWells Dam - Pateros, WA

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Rated at 840 megawatts, Wells Dam has one tenth the generating capacity of Grand Coulee Dam, the largest on the Columbia and the largest in the country, but is a fairly large operation, nonetheless.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 5/28/2018

last visited: never

Image for Lake Chelan Dam - Chelan, WAview gallery

SWSW34.1 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesLake Chelan Dam - Chelan, WA

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Today an NRHP property, this facility's dam is the fifth to be built on the site, while the powerhouse remains the original.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 5/29/2018

last visited: never

Image for Grand Coulee Dam and Hydroelectric Project - Grand Coulee, WAview gallery

EE61 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesGrand Coulee Dam and Hydroelectric Project - Grand Coulee, WA

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The largest producer of hydroelectric power in the country, Grand Coulee Dam was the largest concrete structure in the world when built, containing 11,975,521 cubic yards of concrete. It remains the largest concrete structure in the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 5/28/2018

last visited: never

Image for Rocky Reach Dam, Wenatchee, Chelan County, WAview gallery

SWSW73.7 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesRocky Reach Dam, Wenatchee, Chelan County, WA

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One of no less than fourteen dams which periodically interrupt the flow of the mighty Columbia River, Rocky Reach Dam is in Chelan County, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 5/28/2018

last visited: never

Image for Spotted Lake - Osoyoos, BCview gallery

NN109.9 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSpotted Lake - Osoyoos, BC

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Spotted Lake is located 9 km. west of Osoyoos on Hwy. 3. It is on private property, but there is a dirt road you can access to the lake. There is a pull out and an informational sign. The area is fenced off: Direct access to the lake is prohibited.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/20/2016

last visited: never

Image for Welcome to Midway - Midway, BCview gallery

NENE125.2 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWelcome to Midway - Midway, BC

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Midway between what, I can't say, but Midway is the name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/16/2016

last visited: never

Image for White Lake Observatory - Kaleden BCview gallery

NN136.5 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWhite Lake Observatory - Kaleden BC

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No, it wasn't developed to spy on radios, but on the rest of the universe in the radio frequency spectrum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/20/2016

last visited: never

Image for Welcome to Greenwood - Greenwood, BCview gallery

NENE136.6 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWelcome to Greenwood - Greenwood, BC

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Greenwood, Canada's Smallest City welcome sign is located at the junction of Hwy. 3 (Crowsnest Hwy.) and Wellington Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/16/2016

last visited: never

Image for S.S. Sicamous — Penticton, BCview gallery

NN156.6 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesS.S. Sicamous — Penticton, BC

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The S.S. Sicamous ran up and down Okanagan Lake daily from Penticton north to Vernon (then known as Okanagan Landing) until 1935. It was retired from service in 1937.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/20/2016

last visited: never

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