Letters, Jun. 12, 1933

Black Canyon Dam

Sirs:

Please permit me to correct a statement in May 22 issue: "From time out of memory the Colorado River canyon in which the Government today is building the world's biggest dam was called Boulder."

This canyon is today, and I believe for a good many years has been, known as Black Canyon. Boulder Canyon is a considerable distance up stream, and was abandoned as a dam site after the preliminary surveys. I would suggest, for the benefit of your Eastern readers and the Secretary of the Interior, that you publish a correction....

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