Transcript for The Colorado, segment 09 of 10


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Still more dams create mountain lakes to feed and harness the great river near its beginnings, where countless rivulets merge into gushing brooks and brooks gather into swift streams.

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In the high country where snow and ice last well beyond the dawning days of spring, the majestic peaks of the Rocky Mountains, the fountainhead, the birthplace of one of the great rivers of the world, the Colorado.