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Gezhouba Dam

General Information

Name in local language: 长江葛洲坝水利枢纽工程 (chángjiāng gězhōubà shuǐlì shūniǔ gōngchéng)
Beginning of works: 30 December 1970
Completion: 10 December 1988
Status: in use

Project Type

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

Location

Location: , ,
Impounds:
  • Yangtze River
Coordinates: 30° 44' 19.52" N    111° 16' 19.73" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

height 47 m
length 2 595 m
retained water volume 1 580 hm³
capacity for electric power generation 2 715 MW

Materials

dam structure reinforced concrete

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Participants

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20019360
  • Date created
    05/02/2006
  • Last Update
    18/05/2018