Las Vegas & Hoover Dam

I took a quick trip to Las Vegas and Hoover Dam. Las Vegas is interesting to me, not so much because of the Strip and the gambling and the shows, but because of the urban geography and stark land use contrasts.

Sprawl of the Las Vegas metro area 1972-2010. Source: NASA. More videos are available.

A few photos I took southeast of downtown:

Las Vegas
Las Vegas
Las Vegas

And some around Hoover Dam:

Hoover Dam Power Infrastructure
Signage at the old Hoover Dam Visitor's Center
Hoover Dam

The full album is on Flickr

Published by Martijn van Exel

Geospatial omnivore. OpenStreetMap - Open Data

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