The so-called Glory Hole on the East Fork of the South Fork Salmon River. A USGS water-quality study found that the Glory Hole acts as a sediment trap, particularly at high streamflow.
The so-called Glory Hole on the East Fork of the South Fork Salmon River. A USGS water-quality study found that the Glory Hole acts as a sediment trap, particularly at high streamflow. USGS photo
The so-called Glory Hole on the East Fork of the South Fork Salmon River. A USGS water-quality study found that the Glory Hole acts as a sediment trap, particularly at high streamflow. USGS photo
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December 08, 2015 12:16 PM

USGS samples shows Salmon River tributary polluted after cleanup

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Rocky Barker is the energy and environment reporter for the Idaho Statesman and has been writing about the West since 1985. He is the author of several books, including "Scorched Earth How the Fires of Yellowstone Changed America," "The Flyfisher's Guide to Idaho" and "The Wingshooter's Guide to Idaho."

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