4 - The Future
After Yellowtail Dam
As geologists study the Earth and how the oceans and continents have been and continue to change through time, big changes await in the future. If we are prepared, we will be able to live with those changes. The future may be millions of years from now. Then again: the future may be tomorrow.
Did You Know?
The power plant at the base of the Yellowtail Dam in Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area has the capacity to produce 250,000 kilowatts of hydroelectricity. The United States gets 5.7% of its total electricity needs from hydroelectric sources. More...