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Gatún Dam

General Information

Beginning of works: 1907
Completion: 10 October 1913
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Embankment dam
spillway:
Gravity dam
Function / usage: Hydroelectric dam / plant
Material: spillway:
Concrete dam

Location

Location: ,
Part of:
See also: Gatún Locks (1913)
Coordinates: 9° 15' 46.00" N    79° 55' 48.00" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

crest length 2 300 m
crest thickness 30 m
base thickness 640 m
spillway crest length 225 m

Materials

spillway concrete

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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
    20023899
  • Date created
    19/10/2006
  • Last Update
    16/05/2015