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Mike DeHoff, Eric Balken and Pete Lefebvre walk near the mouth of White Canyon, a previously inundated area, now exposed as Lake Powell recedes. (Alex Hager/KUNC)

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A mud-caked “terra incognita” emerges in Glen Canyon as Lake Powell declines
For the past five years, Mike DeHoff has run a project called Returning Rapids, an attempt to document the change at Lake Powell as the reservoir plummets to a record low level

On a scorching July afternoon, Mike DeHoff steered his small metal motorboat down what one could argue is the weirdest stretch of the Colorado River in all of its 1,450 miles: the delta of Lake Powell.

By Luke RunYon, KUNC, Special to the Navajo-Hopi Observer September 20, 2022