Grande Dixence Dam from World Dams dataset
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Source dataset: World Dams dataset , curated by  Sam Drake

  About Grande Dixence Dam


Located in Hérémence, Switzerland, Grande Dixence Dam is a gravity dam. It was built in 1961 (61 years since completion).

Grande Dixence Dam is the tallest gravity dam in the world. The gravity dam stands at a height of 285 meters and impounds up to 0.40 billion m3 of water. Grande Dixence Dam has a structural volume of 6 million m3 and an installed capacity of 2,069MW.

 

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  Data: Grande Dixence Dam 

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