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Grande Dixence Dam

Grande-Dixence Dam.

General Information

Structural Type: Gravity dam
Built: 1953 - 1961

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Hérémence, Valais, Switzerland, Europe
Impounds
  • Dixence

Technical Information

Dimensions

height 285 m
retained water volume 401 000 000 m3
crest length 695 m
dam volume 6 000 000 m3

Materials

dam structure concrete

Participants

Currently there is no information available about persons or companies having participated in this project.

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0007408
Created: 03/01/2003
Last Updated: 07/10/2013