Lake Mead - a view west from an overlook along the Pierce Ferry Road

This is a photo of a view looking west from an overlook along the Pierce Ferry Road.

Detailed Description

This view is looking west from an overlook along the Pierce Ferry Road at Meadview near the eastern end of Lake Mead National Recreation Area. The view is looking into the mouth of Virgin Canyon of the Colorado River (now flooded by the Lake Mead reservoir). The Hilller Mountains on the north (Nevada) side of the reservoir consist of Precambrian-age metamorphic and igneous rocks (Beard and others, 2007).

Details

Image Dimensions: 800 x 600

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Location Taken: US