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

  About Itaipu Dam

Itaipu Dam is a 38-year-old buttress dam (completed in 1984). It is located in Foz do Iguaçu and Hernandarias, Brazil-Paraguay (South America).

Itaipu Dam is the 2nd largest hydroelectric dam in the world by installed capacity. The structural height of Itaipu Dam is 196 meters while its structural volume of 12.30 million m3. The buttress dam can hold up to 29 billion m3 of water and has an installed capacity of 14,000MW.


 Compare Itaipu Dam with Haweswater Dam from United Kingdom.

 Compare Itaipu Dam with Clywedog Reservoir Dam from United Kingdom.

  Data: Itaipu Dam 

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