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Salto Grande Dam

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General Information

Beginning of works: 1974
Completion: 1979
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Earthfill dam
Function / usage: Causeway (rail)
Hydroelectricity plant
Causeway (road)

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Salto, Uruguay
Concordia, Entre Ríos, Argentina
  • Uruguay River
Coordinates: 31° 16' 30.10" S    57° 56' 18.92" W

Technical Information


height 65 m
retained water volume 5 000 000 000 m³
crest length 3 000 m


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