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Colorado River, Needles, Topock Gorge
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Needles - Topock, Arizona

Not far away, maybe 100 miles or so, abundant water teases and contrasts with the sand and rock. If one stands beyond a rise, even just yards away, it may be hard to tell there is a river there at all.


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