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 buttress dam located in Foz do Iguaçu and Hernandarias, Brazil-Paraguay (South America). It was completed in 1984 (38 years old).

Itaipu Dam is the 2nd largest hydroelectric dam in the world by installed capacity. The installed capacity of Itaipu Dam is 14,000MW. The buttress dam stands 196 meters tall and can impound up to 29 billion m3 of water. Its structural volume is 12.30 million m3.

 

 Compare Itaipu Dam with Daniel-Johnson Dam from Canada.

 Compare Itaipu Dam with Clywedog Reservoir Dam from United Kingdom.


  Data: Itaipu Dam 

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