13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Dry land (R) that would be under water when the lake is full is seen next to Gregory Butte in Lake Powell near Page, Arizona, May 26, 2015. Lake Powell on the Colorado River provides water for Nevada, Arizona and California. A severe drought in recent years, combined with withdrawals that many believe are not sustainable, has reduced its levels to only about 42 percent of its capacity.
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