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Hells Canyon Dam.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

Hells Canyon Dam.

Hearings before the Subcommittee on Irrigation and Reclamation on H.R. 4719, H.R. 4730, H.R. 4739, and H.R. 4740, to authorize the construction, operation, and maintenance of the Hells Canyon Dam on the Snake River between Idaho and Oregon, and for related purposes.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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    • Edition Notes

      SeriesIts [Hearings before] the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Eighty-fourth Congress., Serial no. 14
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .I5 1955, no. 14
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 523 p.
      Number of Pages523
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6215897M
      LC Control Number56060289
      OCLC/WorldCa15164977

      Greater Hells Canyon Council was founded in (as Hells Canyon Preservation Council). It was the era of Big Dams; Idaho Power was planning to construct the High Mountain Sheep Dam, whose creation would have drowned the wild and magnificent Hells Canyon forever. This is an excellent historical guide to the Hells Canyon region of the Snake River along the Oregon-Idaho-Washington border. The first pages are a chronological account of the canyon area, from the Lewis & Clark explorations in to modern-day river runners and captains/5.

      Hells Canyon Fishing We offer riverboat adventure fishing trips for sturgeon, trout, bass, and steelhead (depending on season). This fishing trip is the best of both worlds, providing you with a private charter fishing trip while still seeing all the wildlife . You can’t just drive to the edge of Hells Canyon to view its majestic scenery. This Canyon can best be seen from the Snake River on a guided jet boat or rafting tour. Local tour companies offer daily guided adventures into Hells Canyon. These guided trips into the Canyon provides you with all of the history and folk lore that you could want.

      This stunning canyon can be accessed from several parts of the state (from the south at Hells Canyon Dam, and from the north at White Bird or Lewiston) so find out which entry point lines up best with your travels and then book a trip with one of the expert outfitters who run this stretch of the Snake River. You’ll be treated to jaw-dropping. Visit a historical museum at Kirkwood Ranch, a historical cabin at Sheep Creek Ranch, and eat lunch at the Hells Canyon Dam & Visitors Center! This is a great time of year to see wildlife such as bald eagles, big horn sheep, and bears and take a nice refreshing swim at a big beach before you get back to the dock.


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Hells Canyon Dam by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Snake River. River Mile Constructed: Owner: Idaho Power Company Normal Full Pool: feet Minimum Pool: feet Powerhouse Capacity: Nameplate capacity 1: MW total Plant capacity: 3 @ MW, MW total Hydraulic capacity: 30 kcfs Spillway 2: feet, 3 gates.

USGS Operation Discontinued. Beginning Aprilthe operation of this gage was assumed by Idaho Power Company, which had previously contracted with the USGS. Due to continuing interest for the most recent minute data, that information is made available through this web page.

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