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Evel Knievel's Snake River Canyon Jump

Snake River Canyon (near Twin Falls Idaho)
1974-09-08
Evel Knieval passed away November 30, 2007. To honour the man, the myth and the legend we pay homage here to his famed attempt to jump the Snake River Canyon in his rocket powered motorcycle (skycycle).

This particular map shows the spot where Evel errected his special ramp for the jump.
Read more at Wikipedia. View Larger Map

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