Lake Powell is a reservoir on the Colorado River, straddling the border between Utah and Arizona. Here are 7 Cool Images of Lake Powell, Arizona for you.
Lake Powell of the USA – Image: Alex Proimos
Lake Powell is the second largest man-made reservoir in maximum water capacity in the United States behind Lake Mead, storing 24,322,000 acre feet (3.0001×1010 m3) of water when full.
Lake Powell – The 2nd largest water reservoir in US – Image: Jack mayer
Lake Powell of Arizona also stretches up the Escalante River and San Juan River where they merge into the main Colorado River.
Lake Powell of Arizona – USA
The 186-mile long Lake Powell of Arizona offers sandy beaches, cool blue water, and exceptional red-rock scenery. It is excellent for boating, skiing, kayaking and fishing.
Amazing view of Lake Powell – Image: Dave Neely
Lake Powell was formed by Glen Canyon Dam and named in honor of Civil War veteran and one-armed explorer John Wesley Powell, who led a scientific expedition in wooden boats down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon in 1869.
Majestic Lake Powell of the USA
Over 3,000,000 people visit Lake Powell and the Glen Canyon National Recreation area every year. The average length of stay of 4.5 days is the longest stay of any federal park.
Magnificent image of Lake Powell – US – Image: Rick Miller
Lake Powell of Arizona and its surrounding area support an abundance of wildlife, including many well-adapted for the adjacent desert environment, such as bats and rodents. Large mammals, including bobcats and coyotes, are common.
Lake Powell is a fantastic place of the USA – Image: Sarah Roth
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Natural Rock formations are the result of hundreds of thousands of years of weathering and erosion. These rock structures are truly an amazing gift of nature and they are found in many parts of the world. Sedimentary rocks ,Metamorphic rocks or Igneous rocks, these formation may be any of these three types. Although, they might be named differently by the geologists for their recognition.
Some rock formations are so unique for their amazing structures and some of them are matchless for their positioning. Even some rock formations glow due to their astonishing colors. We have tried to bring before you some of the most spectacular rock formations. In many countries, such rocks are considered as the heritage. These are the images of the lovely rocks of the lovely planet ;
Every day the morning begins with the appearance of sun above the horizon and the twilight ends. This is called “sunrise” which is defined as the time when the upper limb of the sun appears above the horizon as a result of the diurnal rotation of the earth. For the nature lovers, everything seems lovelier and more magnificent in sunrise. In fact, the sunrise presents a very brilliant and unique spectacle. The formula to calculate the time for sunrise is based on the prevailing situation, it means that it varies from region to region. Someone truly said; “ We can only appreciate the miracle of sunrise, if we have waited in the darkness.” Here are some of the beautiful Sunrise images from all around the world ;
1. Sunrise view over Grytviken, South Georgea
Sunrise Image from South Georgea: Jollysailor1950's Image
2- Sunrise in Torres del Paine National Park, Patagonia, Chile
Sunrise in Torres del Paine National Park, Patagonia, Chile ( Michael Mellinger's Image )
3- Angkor Wat Sunrise View, Cambodia
Angkor Wat Sunrise View, Venezuela ( Image: Richard )
4- Annapurna and Machapuchare Peaks at sunrise, Nepal
The famous peaks of Nepal at Sunrise ( Mariana & Enrique Image )
5- Sunrise in Teluk Tempoyak, Penang Island, Malaysia
Sunrise in Teluk Tempoyak, Penang Island, Malaysia ( Sarolazmi Image )
6- Sunrise in Tokyo, Japan
A fantastic view of Sunrise from Tokyo, Japan ( An Alfie Image )
7- Sunrise View from South Korea
A majestic sunrise ( South Korea ) Seungjin Song's Image
8- A blessed morning in Pakistan ( Healing Sunrise )
A soothing sunrise in Pakistan ( Image: Khalil-ur-Rehman Waleed )
9- Sunrise at Palmyra, Syria
Sunrise at Palmyra, Syria ( Benjamin King's Image )
10- Sunrise at Canyons land National Park, Utah, USA
A Sunny Morning at Canyons land National Park, US ( Image: By Dan Ballard )
11- Autumn Sunrise in the forest Missano , Via Fontanazzo, Italy
Autumn Sunrise in the forest Missano , Via Fontanazzo, Italy ( Masotti Primo )
12- The African Silhouettes at Sunrise
African Silhouettes at sunrise ( An Earth-Touch Image )