Largest Dams in North America by Reservoir Volume

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Largest Dams in North America by Reservoir Volume - the largest dam by reservoir volume is Daniel-Johnson dam of Canada holds up a reservoir of 142 billion m3. At second, is the Robert-Bourassa generating station of Canada holding up to 61.70 billion m3 of water, followed by Hoover Dam of United States which holds up a reservoir of 35.20 billion m3.

 Compare Daniel-Johnson Dam with Glen Canyon Dam from United States.


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Daniel-Johnson Dam.   

Located in Canada, Daniel-Johnson dam is a 214-meter tall dam with a structural volume of 2.20 million m3. Completed in 1970, Daniel-Johnson dam can hold up to 142 billion m3 of water and has an installed capacity of 1,596MW.

 

 Compare Daniel-Johnson Dam with Zimapán Dam from North America.

 Compare Daniel-Johnson Dam with W. A. C. Bennett Dam from North America.

Drone Daniel Johnson Dam Quebec, Canada (Youtube/James Bebop)

Robert-Bourassa Generating Station.   

2nd Largest hydroelectric dam in North America. Robert-Bourassa Generating Station of Canada is the second-largest hydroelectric dam in North America with an installed capacity of 5,616MW. Completed in 1981, the 162-meter tall dam holds up to 61.70 billion m3 of water in its reservoir.

 

 Compare Robert-Bourassa Generating Station with Chief Joseph Dam from North America.

 Compare Robert-Bourassa Generating Station with El Cajón Dam from North America.

Welcome to Robert-Bourassa generating facility in Baie-James (Youtube/Hydro - Québec)

Hoover Dam.   

Located in United States, Hoover Dam is a 221.40-meter tall dam with a structural volume of 2.48 million m3. Completed in 1936, Hoover Dam can hold up to 35.20 billion m3 of water and has an installed capacity of 2,080MW.

 

 Compare Hoover Dam with San Luis Dam from North America.

Hoover Dam Aerial & Ground Tour Information (Youtube/ TampaAerialMedia)

Glen Canyon Dam.   

Located in United States, Glen Canyon Dam is a 220-meter tall dam with an installed capacity of 1,320MW. Completed in 1966, Glen Canyon Dam can hold up to 33 billion m3 of water.

 

 Compare Glen Canyon Dam with Fort Peck Dam from North America.

 Compare Glen Canyon Dam with Churchill Falls Generating Station from North America.

Glen Canyon Dam -- Aerial Survey (Youtube/ Francha Cavitt)

 


Dams Lists

Largest Dams by Installed Capacity (MW): world | Asia | Europe | North America | South America | USA | Canada

Tallest Dams: world | Asia | Europe | North America | South America | USA | Canada

Dams with Largest Structural Volume: world | Asia | Europe | North America | South America | USA | Canada

Dams with Largest Reservoir Volume: world | Asia | Europe | North America | South America | USA | Canada


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