Casual Friday — Mirror River: the Colorado River from source to sea in 3 minutes

Here’s your chance to see the length of an entire river in just a few minutes of video.  Over the course of 113 days in 2011 and 2012, two explorers in kayaks started at the headwaters of the Green River (in Wyoming’s Wind River Mountains), and followed the Green and then Colorado Rivers 1700 miles until they are reduced to a trickle by water diversions just short of the Sea of Cortez.

Watch it now:

If you’d like to know more about their efforts, visit downthecolorado.org

 

H/T: PetaPixel

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