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|Xingó Dam (Hidroelétrica de Xingó), between Piranhas/AL and Canindé de São Francisco/SE - Brasil.||11/29/2005||447|
|It was built to fight droaght in the dry lands of northeastern Brazil. It still as one of the biggest man-made dam in Brazil. It's located in the state of Ceará.||11/28/2005||391|
|Paulo Afonso Dam / Hidroelétrica de Paulo Afonso, in the São Francisco River, between Bahia and Alagoas. Paulo Afonso, BA - Brasil.||11/28/2005||368|
|Sobradinho Dam / Barragem de Sobradinho, in the Brazilian state of Bahia. Sobradinho, BA - Brasil.||11/28/2005||353|
|the dam of "St-Come-d'olt" in france product electricity.||11/28/2005||406|
|Tallowa Dam is a concrete dam located immediately downstream of the junction of the Kangaroo and Shoalhaven rivers.|
The dam collects water from a 5,750 square kilometre catchment. This water is stored in Lake Yarrunga, which is formed by Tallowa Dam.
|Woronora Dam collects water from the catchment of the Woronora River, which drains into the dam and then to Botany Bay. The dam supplies water to residents within the Sutherland Shire in Sydney's south. |
|Dam of Bort les orgues in France. It's a pitty the sattelite image don't fit very well on the relief...||11/26/2005||302|
|This is the entree to the Kiel-Canal (Nord-Ostsee-Kanal) near Kiel.||11/15/2005||405|
|This ist the entree from the northern sea to the Kiel-Canal (Nord-Ostsee-Kanal) near Brunsbüttel.||11/15/2005||358|
|Two water powerplants Djerdap between Romania and Serbia.||11/12/2005||302|
|The Yesilirmak (from Turkish Yesil—green; known in antiquity as the Iris), a river in Turkey, has a course of approximately 418 kilometers. The area of its basin is around 20,000 square kilometers. The river rises in the mountains of northeast Turkey, flows northwest through narrow fertile valleys, and ends in the Black Sea, near the city of Samsun. The river's highest flow is from March to Jul...||11/07/2005||469|
|The Halys ("salty river") or Kizilirmak ("red river"), east of Ankara, the longest river of Asia Minor. Its length 1150 kilometers and it is first mentioned in our sources by the Greek playwright Aeschylus. According to a famous story told by Herodotus of Halicarnassus, in 547 BCE, the Greek scientist and philosopher Thales of Miletus changed the course of the river in order to facilitate the c...||11/07/2005||330|
|Coovam River, Black River||11/07/2005||317|
|Kerr Dam is the largest natural freshwater lake in the Western USA. The high resolution image and local terrain respond well to image tilt and low level 'flying'.|
For much more info see www.flatheadlakers.org and http://www.umt.edu/biology/flbs/AboutFLBS/FlatheadLake.htm
|The fast-flowing Bistrita (called “the river of light”), which rises in the Rodna Mountains to the northwest, has 13 hydroelectric power stations between Bicaz and Buzau. At Bicaz is the largest on the river and also one of the largest in Romania. The town is a tourist base for the Bicaz Gorges, a spectacular region of heavily eroded limestone (karst) constructions that have been designated a n...||11/06/2005||417|
|The Iron Gates I dam on Danube river and the largest hydro-electric powerplant in Romania, forms a great power and navigation complex built by Romania in cooperation with the former Yugoslavia between 1964 and 1971. The touristic area on the lake banks is one of the most tempting destinations for Romanian and foreign tourists. The road along the lake, with dozens of bridges, viaducts (over 60 m...||11/06/2005||522|
|The Turcek Water Reservoir is situated on river Turiec – a tributary of river Vah upstream of Turcek municipality. It is the main objective of the reservoir to provide for service of drinking water to the districts of Ziar nad Hronom (river Hron basin) and Prievidza (river Nitra basin). Since the reservoir is situated in the river Vah basin, under this arrangement water is transferred to two ot...||11/04/2005||411|
|First work of binational character that joins with the cities of Concordia city (Argentina) and Salto city (Uruguay). It counts on a train bridge that facilitates not only the tourism, but also the commerce.|
As a result of the Dam, an artificial lake was formed that is one of the largest lake of Argentina and Latin America.
|The largest dam by height and the second largest by reservoir capacity (The largest is Ataturk Dam which is also in Turkey) in the Middle East.||10/13/2005||535|
|Dams along the SAKARYA River, Turkey.||10/07/2005||334|
|forced water pipeline ans her road with switchbacks||10/05/2005||447|
|A new hydro power under construction near Brasilia, Brazil.||10/01/2005||273|
|The Grande Dixence dam, in the canton of Valais in Switzerland, is at 285 metres high one of the worlds tallest dams. It holds back a lake, the Lac des Dix, around 16 km long.|
The top of the dam is at an altitude of 2,365 metres in a steep mountain valley. Tunnels bring the water to three power stations in the Rhone valley over 1,800 metres below.
The dam is situat...
|Scrivener Dam is the dam for Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra. To the west of it is the National Zoo and Aquarium||09/24/2005||309|