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The True Legacy of John Wesley Powell

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The True Legacy of John Wesley Powell

The True Legacy of John Wesley Powell

The True Legacy of John Wesley Powell

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John Wesley Powell is best known as an explorer of the Colorado River and surrounding regions. But his greatest legacy may be the early warnings he sounded about settlement and water use in the West. A century after his death, Powell's ideas are earning new credibility.

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