Most interesting dam from around the world
• The most beautiful dams in different parts of the world
Man partition off the river for thousands of years: the first dam appeared in the Middle East, with a small wall, and now the height of the most prominent dams in the world - hydropower plant "Jinping-1" in China - is 305 m The largest Russian - Sayano-Shushenskaya HPP. on the Yenisei river, 242 m.
In the photo: the border of Brazil and Paraguay
Dams are necessary in order to create the largest repository of fresh water for drinking and irrigation, prevent floods and natural disasters in places where there is a risk of flooding, as well as to generate electricity. Thus, the power of one of the largest hydroelectric power station - "Itaipu" on the border of Brazil and Paraguay - will be enough to ignite at the same time 120 million bulbs.
By dams, the construction of which sometimes took years, sometimes paved roads. And this is one of the best view points of the planet. So, the famous Hoover Dam in the US annually receives up to 9 million tourists. They themselves objects of shooting. In our collection - the world's most beautiful dam.
Japanese Alps, Japan
Lesotho, South Africa
The border of Brazil and Paraguay
North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
The border of Switzerland and France