Largest Dam in the World

Largest Dam in the World

Almendra dam (Spain)
This dam was built near the village of the same name. The lake, which she formed covers an area of ??nearly 900 square miles. Dam height of 200 meters.

Inguri dam

Located in Georgia. Despite the fact that the construction of the dam began in the 60s of last century, it was put into operation only 15 years ago. This dam is the highest arched concrete dam in the world, its height reaches 270 meters.

Dam Dworshak (USA)

This work of architects was built in just 6 years old. It is considered one of the highest dams in the western hemisphere - its height is 290 meters.

Karun dam
One of the most famous dams in the world. It is in Iran. The width of the dam - 160 meters, height - 205 meters.

Dam Grande Dixence (Switzerland)

Unique in that it retains water to form a small stream flowing into the lake Lac des Dix, itself, the lake is huge and contains millions of cubic meters of water. The height of the lake above the sea level is 2364 meters.

Hoover Dam

This is a hydroelectric power plant, located in Black Canyon, on the border of Arizona and Nevada, 48 miles southeast of Las Vegas. Named in honor of Herbert Hoover, 31st U.S. president, played a significant role in its construction.

Sophia Bush unseen Photoshoot

World's Longest Ear Hair

KANPUR, India -- A man in northern India has been recognized by Guinness World Records as having the world's longest ear hair.The tufts coming out of the man's ears measured more than 5 inches when he set the record in 2003.The hair has now grown to nearly 10 inches.In fact, the hair is so long he has to shampoo and comb it.He was granted a certificate from Guinness to certify him as the record-holder.However, he complained that too many people consider his feat foolish and said the Indian government isn't treating him with the respect he deserves as a world record-holder. More images after the break.

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