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Grande Dixence Dam

General Information

Beginning of works: 1953
Completion: 1961
Status: in use

Project Type

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

Location

Location: , ,
Impounds:
  • Dixence
Coordinates: 46° 4' 50.88" N    7° 24' 11.88" E
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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

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20007408
  • Date created
    03/01/2003
  • Last Update
    08/05/2016