Aerial photos and videos: Lake Mead and Hoover Dam, July 2020

This page features images and footage shot with a GoPro camera during a pilot-only Lighthawk flight above Lake Mead and Hoover Dam, along the Colorado River near Las Vegas, Nevada. Lake Mead is the nation’s largest reservoir by capacity. Hoover Dam is 726 feet tall and was completed in 1936. See our dams and reservoirs dashboard for more information.

DateJuly 29, 2020
LocationsLake Mead, Hoover Dam, and the Colorado River
PhotographerLightHawk volunteer pilot Ross Rice
OrganizationThe Water Desk and Lighthawk
RightsFree to reuse under Creative Commons license, with credit to “ /”


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