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Grand Coulee

a canyon in central Washington State, over 120 m (400 ft.) deep, at the N end of which is situated the Grand Coulee Dam, on the Columbia River. Height of dam: 168 m (550 ft.). Length of dam: 1310 m (4300 ft.)

Grand Coulee

 

a canyon on the northern Columbia plateau in the northwestern United States. It was formed by torrents of glacier waters cutting through a mass of basalt. Length, approximately 70 km; width, 2.5–7 km; depth, up to 270 m. It opens into the Columbia River valley near the city of Grand Coulee. The canyon bottom is generally dry, although there are some freshwater or saltwater lakes.

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