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Barrage de Saint-Marc

Barrage de Saint-Marc

General Information

Structural Type: Gravity dam
Function / usage: Hydroelectricity plant
Built: 1927 - 1930
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Saint-Martin-Terressus, Haute-Vienne (87), Limousin, France, Europe
  • Taurion River

Technical Information


height 44.50 m
retained water volume 20.00 hm³
crest length 166.00 m
crest thickness 3.60 m
base thickness 32.60 m
dam volume 50 000 m³


dam structure cyclopean concrete (concrete imbedded with large stones)



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Internal Information
Structure-ID: 20003900
Created: 22/06/2002
Last Updated: 29/07/2014