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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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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20007408
  • Date created
    03/01/2003
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014