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Atatürk Dam

Atatürk Dam.

General Information

Structural Type: Embankment dam
Function / usage: Hydroelectricity plant
Built: 1983 - 1992
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Sanliurfa, Turkey, Asia
Impounds
  • Euphrates River

Technical Information

Dimensions

reservoir capacity 48 700 hm³
spillway capacity 17 000 m³/s
height above valley floor or water 169 m
capacity for electric power generation 2 400 MW
dam volume 84 500 hm³

Participants

Subcontractor
(role unknown)

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20004086
  • Date created
    02/07/2002
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014