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Three Gorges Project and Dam – China (2)

Three Gorges Project and Dam - China (2)

Description

Three Gorges Project and Dam (Yichang, China, 2002-2007). Concrete gravity dam.

Length:  2300 m
Height: 181 m.
Powerplant: 32 Francis turbines (700 MW each)  

Dam wall viewed from the left abutment on 20 Oct. 2004.

Author

Hubert Chanson

Date

2004

Copyright

Hubert Chanson, Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of Queensland, Australia

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