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Pressure tunnels

Pressure tunnels are tunnels where the entire cross-section is filled with water thus creating hydrostatic pressure. Pressure tunnels can e.g. be used as headrace or tailrace tunnels for hydroelectric power generation.

Structures in this category

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# Name Country
1 El Alto Headrace Tunnel Panama
2 Hálslón Headrace Tunnel Iceland
3 Neckardüker Sirnau Germany
4 Niagara Tunnel Canada
5 Ufsarlón Headrace Tunnel Iceland

Note: there are too many entries in this category and all its subcategories combined. To obtain a list of structures please go through one of the subcategories.


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