Save Save Remove Delete Aerial view of a portion the water and surroundings of Lake Mead, created by the construction of nearby Hoover Dam, which straddles the Arizona-Nevada border. The dam harnessed the Colorado River to create the widespread reservoir in the early 1930s. Lake Mead became the locus of a widespread national recreation area, popular with boaters and fishers. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally enhanced by rawpixel. MoreFree public domain CC0 imageID : 582448 Jpeg Web size Jpeg 1200 x 900 px | 300 dpi Large size Jpeg 3500 x 2625 px | 300 dpi Original size Jpeg 11608 x 8708 px | 300 dpi View license We've made this image available to the public domain providing everyone access with a CC0 license.Free for personal and commercial use.No attribution required.