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Jean Lesage Dam

General Information

Beginning of works: 1961
Completion: 1965
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Hollow gravity dam
Function / usage: Hydroelectric dam / plant
Material: Concrete dam

Location

Location: , ,
Impounds:
  • Manicouagan River
Coordinates: 49° 19' 18.00" N    68° 20' 48.00" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

height 94 m
crest length 692 m
reservoir capacity 4 000 000 000 m³
capacity for electric power generation 1 229 MW
water surface area 12 400 ha

Materials

dam structure concrete

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20074840
  • Date created
    09/03/2018
  • Last Update
    09/03/2018