Tallest dams in the world

Toktogul Dam
1. A hydroelectric and irrigation dam on the Naryn River in the Jalal Abad Province of Kyrgyzstan, this dam is the shortest on our list at 215 meters high. .....
Longtan Dam
2. Longtan Dam is a large roller compacted concrete gravity dam on the Hongshui River in China. It stands at 216.5 meters. .....
Glen Canyon Dam
3. Named for Glen Canyon, a colorful series of gorges most of which now lies under the reservoir, the dam created the second largest artificial lake in the United States. .....
Dworshak Dam
4. At 219 meters, Dworshak is the third tallest dam in the United States and the tallest straight axis concrete dam in the Western Hemisphere. .....
Contra Dam Switzerland
5. Commonly known as the Verzasca Dam and the Locarno Dam, the Contra is an arch dam on the Verzasca River in Switzerland. .....
Hoover Dam Arizona
6. Once known as Boulder Dam, the Hoover Dam is a concrete arch gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the US states of Arizona and Nevada. .....
Luzzone Dam Switzerland
7. Featuring the world s highest artificial climbing wall on one of its sides, this dam stands at 225 meters. .....
Bhakra Dam India
8. This is a concrete gravity dam across the Sutlej River near the border between Punjab and Himachal Pradesh in northern India. .....
Karun 4 Dam Iran
9. An arch dam on the Karun River in Iran its primary objectives are electric power supply and flood control. .....
Shuibuya Dam China
10. Built not just for power but also to promote flood control, navigation, tourism and fishery, the Shuibuya Dam is 233 meters tall. .....
Chirkey Dam Russia
11. This arch dam on the Sulak River is the tallest arch dam in Russia at 232.5 meters. .....
El Cajon Dam Honduras
12. Officially known as Central Hidroel ctrica Francisco Moraz .....
Oroville Dam California
13. At 230 meters high this earthfill embankment dam on the Feather River in California is the tallest in the United States. .....
Ertan Dam China
14. This 240 meter high arch dam can be found on the Yalong River, a tributary of the Yangtze River in Sichuan Province, southwest China. .....
Sayano Shushenskaya Dam Russia
15. Located on the Yenisei River, near Sayanogorsk in Russia, this dam is the largest power plant in the country and the sixth largest hydroelectric plant in the world. .....
Mica Dam Canada
16. This 243 meter high dam spans the Colombia River 135 kilometres north of Revelstoke, Canada. .....
Deriner Dam Turkey
17. Named after ?brahim Deriner, who died while serving as the Chief Engineer of its research team, the dam is located on the .....
Laxiwa Dam China
18. The Laxiwa Dam is a 250 meter high arch dam on the Yellow River in Qinghai Province, northwest China. .....
Mauvoisin Dam Switzerland
19. With Mont Blanc de Cheilon in the background the Mauvoisin Dam creates the Lac de Mauvoisin in the Swiss alps. .....
Tehri Dam India
20. This multi purpose rock and earth fill embankment dam on the Bhagirathi River near Tehri in Uttarakhand, India is 261 meters high. .....
Vajont Dam Italy
21. A disused dam north of Venice, Italy, in 1963 a landslide caused the overtopping of the dam and around 2,000 deaths. .....
Inguri Dam Georgia
22. This hydroelectric dam on the Inguri River in Georgia is the second highest concrete arch dam in the world. .....
Grande Dixence Dam Switzerland
23. A concrete gravity dam on the Dixence River in Switzerland, at 285 meters it is the tallest of its kind in the world. .....
Xiaowan Dam China
24. An arch dam on the Lancang (Mekong) River in China, its primary purpose is to provide hydroelectric power. .....
Nurek Dam Tajikistan
25. This earth fill embankment dam on the Vakhsh River in Tajikistan is currently the tallest dam in the world at 300 meters. .....
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Kuomintang vs warlords. Years 1929 1930 Battle deaths 75,000 In early 1927 the KMT CPC rivalry led to a split in the revolutionary ranks. The CPC and the left wing of the KMT had decided to move the seat of the Nationalist government from Guangzhou to Wuhan. But Chiang, w .....
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Do More Pushups. Pushups are still one of my top ten favorite exercises and always will be. They are also significantly better for your shoulders than any other form of horizontal pressing with a bar or dumbbells. Pushups are highly underrated because people dont kno .....
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Career. In 1966, on the news of his fathers death, the then 21 year old Azim Premji returned home from Stanford University, where he was studying engineering, to take charge of Wipro. The company, which was called Western Indian Vegetable Products at the tim .....
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Balance your budget. While getting $13,000 dollars for attending school may sound like a lot of money, keep in mind that youll probably be working in excess of 40 hours a week, attending courses full time, and covering your own rent, food costs, and other expenses. Likew .....
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Clean White. To add a beachyvibe to her crisp, white bedroom, designer Carolyn EspleyMiller hung an old seafoam barn door above her bed. .....
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What to Eat in Tamil Nadu
Saag. The first course is then followed by saag (leafy vegetables) such as spinach, palong chard, methi fenugreek, or amaranth. The saag can be steamed or cooked in oil with other vegetables such as begun (aubergine). Steamed saag is sometimes accompanied .....
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Surprisingly Scary Short Stories 13. I woke up to hear knocking on glass. At first, I though it was the window until I heard it come from the mirror again. .....
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The Relation of Forests to the Water Supply. The Water Problem of a Large City: When heavy rains fall on a bare slope, or when snow melts on a barren hillside, a small amount of the water sinks into the ground, but by far the greater part of it runs off quickly and swells brooks and streams, th .....
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Over the counter drugs are all you need. Over the counter meds can get you over many allergy symptoms, but not necessarily all of them. You might need to meet with a doctor and get a prescription. .....
Rules to play Wheelchair Tennis
Player loses point. A player loses a point if A. He fails to return the ball before it has touched the ground three times. B. He uses any part of his feet or lower extremities as brakes or as stabilizers while delivering the service, stroking a ball, turning or stopping .....
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Kelly Pavlik. Middleweight 35 1 0 (31) Last Year s Ranking: 15 Status Report: It was a rough year for everyone s favorite blue collar puncher. After scoring an easy title defense against Miguel Espino (KO 5), Pavlik was beating Sergio Martinez in a war until Mart .....
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Toast. Okay, weve probably all had toast in that past, but I bet youve never had toast this way before! This is one of the most memorable scenes from Pinocchio, the so called toast kiss where Choi Dal Po takes a bite of the toast in Choi In Has mouth. Who w .....
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Age defying Superfood Citrus fruit salad. Slice and mix together oranges, strawberries, and ripe mangoes (for vitamin C), peaches and fresh or dried apricots (for beta-carotene), and tangerines (for zeaxanthin), all essential for eye health as we age. Drizzle over orange juice and spike with .....
Rules to play Surfing
Fun. Surfing is all about having fun; keep it in mind when you are out in the waves. .....
Ramayan
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Blood Sugar Benefits. Multiple studies on animals have shown that chard has unique benefits for blood sugar regulation. In addition, chard may provide special benefits in the diets of individuals diagnosed with diabetes. Although large scale human studies have yet to be c .....
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Tonkinese. Country of origin Canada While most breeds can birth up to five kittens per litter, one Tonkinese mother was credited with up to 19 the largest number ever recorded. .....
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Trapped ball. Place a table tennis ball in a funnel, hold it with the mouth sloping upwards, and blow as hard as you can through the spout. You would hardly believe it, but nobody can manage to blow the ball out.The air current does not hit the ball, as one would .....
What to Eat in Meghalaya
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Benefits of Cardamom
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Most Amazing Volcanoes
Sinabung Indonesia. Hot ash spews into the air and lava flows down the mountain, forcing more than 25,000 people to flee their homes in January 2014. .....
Flowers
Rosa Muscosa. If there be any one genus of plants more universally admired than the others, it is that of the Rose—,where is the Poet that has not celebrated it? where the Painter that has not made it an object of his imitative art? In the opinion of Miller, .....
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Straight Hair. The sleek hair is very edgy and simple. Wear the hairdo with the saree with this simple style and you will not be disappointed. .....
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Jeanie Buss Los Angeles Lakers Executive. Lakers executive vice president Jeanie Buss is what any self respecting cougar should aspire to be shes a hot 52 year old with little indication thats going to change any time soon. And instead of foolishly leveraging her unabated beauty and status .....
Simple Science
The Uncounted Cost. Drugs and Patent Medicines: The first and most obvious effect of opium, for example, is to deaden pain and to arouse pleasure; but while the drug is producing these soothing sensations, it interferes with bodily functions. Secretion, digestion, absor .....
Benefits of Passion fruits
Valuable food medicine. The juice of passionfruit is a valuable food medicine in the treatment of hyperacidity, gastric and duodenal ulcers. It should be taken in doses of four to six ounces every two hours in such conditions. a vegetarian could possibly get an ample amount .....
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Groups are bad at making decisions. Labeled group think by psychologists this effect essentially tells us that more heads does not necessarily mean more smarts as large groups of people tend to make decisions based on hyperemotionalism. .....
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Chest Press on Ball. Start position: Position yourself on the ball so your upper back and head are supported on the ball, with your lower body supported by your legs in a bridge position, hips lifted. Bring the weights to your chest, elbows bent. Movement: Press weights .....
Healthy Summer Drinks
PB Frappe. Puree 1/4 cup peanut butter with 1 cup milk. Pour some chocolate syrup into a glass; top with the peanut butter milk. Slowly add seltzer and stir. .....
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Chinese Crested Hairless. In at No.7 of the most expensive dog breeds is the Chinese Crested hairless dog. It is a small dog that has a single coat of fur. It s one of the most exotic dogs because of its strange appearance. Price tag is $5000 .....
Sachin 100
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Simple Science
Fuel Value. Food: By fuel value is meant the capacity foods have for yielding heat to the body. The fuel value of the foods we eat daily is so important a factor in life that physicians, dietitians, nurses, and those having the care of institutional cooking acqu .....
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Light from front is good. Make sure that enough light is falling on you from the front or side. Your face and body should be well lit. If enough light is not there, you may try to put a lamp in front of you. .....
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Take your site down immediately. If possible, take your site down as soon as you can. This will prevent someone landing on your site from being infected by any malware the hackers may have embedded into your site. .....
Tips to get ready for Graduation
Buy your shoes and undergarments to go with your dress. Also buy jewelry, purses, and anything else you might want. If you graduation is on a field, don't wear heels.Your shoes will get stuck in the grass. .....
Benefits of Cinnamon
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Voted Best Celebrity Neighbor in 2012. 11 percent of people said they would like to have Tim Tebow as a neighbor, which even edged out Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie at just 10 percent. .....
Parachute Activity
Hair dryer. Off students 1 5 around the chute. Call one number, those students enter the chute underneath as it is raised and sit down in the center of the chute. As the chute lowers, the outside students make waves. Try to keep chute tight over their heads. On .....
Rules to play Horseshoes
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Rules to play Bungee Jumping
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Benefits of Elderberry
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Surprising ways youre ruining your Hair
INSANE FACTS ABOUT HAIR 8. Every time a hair falls out, it will re grow. It can do this up to 20 times in a lifetime. .....
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Danum Valley Borneo. If you ever visit here, make sure to keep an eye out for the rare Borneo pygmy elephant. .....
The Golden Egg
The Golden Egg Step 6. From that day onwards, the hen would lay a golden egg everyday. In return, Haria took good care of the hen. Very soon, Haria became rich. .....
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Make up time. It may is also good to practice make-up before to ensure you can create the desired effect (eg. wearing false eyelashes). .....
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Benefits of Cardamom
Choti Elaichi. It is green in color and small in size. It imparts a pleasing aroma and enhances flavors. It is majorly used in desserts and drinks. cardamom's warming aromatic properties to add flavor to vegetables. .....
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Graffitti. Pick a section of wall with lots of holds, and a starting jug at a moderately low height. Start matched on the jug, and see how many other holds you can move to and hold. The end hold must be matched, and held for 2 or 3 seconds. Use a few different .....
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Focus on evergreen content. content that doesnt get old after a year or two tends to do better in the B2B world. .....
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For emergencies. Even if you are headed out for just an hour, an injury, severe weather or a wrong turn could become life threatening. Dont assume you will be rescued; know how to rescue yourself. .....
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