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Top 10 Tallest Dams

Dams are massive structures that retain water and often generate electricity via hydropower as well. These concrete colossi are the 10 biggest in the world...

Nurek Dam Tajikistan
1.Nurek
Location - Tajikistan

Xiaowan Dam China
2.Xiaowan
Location - China

Grande Dixence Dam Switzerland
3.Grande Dixence
Location - Switzerland

Inguri Dam Georgia
4.Inguri
Location - Georgia

Vajont Dam Italy

5.Vajont
Location - Italy
Vajont Dam Xtreme Fact - This amazing structure completed in 1959 sits eerily in the valley of the Vajont River beneath Italy's Monte Toc as it is a disused dam following a disaster in October 1963.The locals call Monte Toc "The Walking Mountain" because of how often its prone to landslides and floods, which is exactly what happened. Water was forced over the dam, which destroyed local villages, killing 1,909 of the residents
Chicoasen Dam Mexio
6.Chicoasen
Location - Mexio

Tehri Dam India
7.Tehri
Location - India

Alvaro Obregon Dam Mexico
8.Alvaro Obregon
Location - Mexico

Mauvoisin Dam Switzerland
9.Mauvoisin
Location - Switzerland

Laxiwa Dam China
10.Laxiwa
Location - China

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