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Old June 22nd, 2005, 02:14 AM   #1
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One of the biggest dams in the world

Barragem do Alqueva /Alqueva Dam - Portugal

The dam has lead to a 250km2 area of retained water.

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Old June 22nd, 2005, 05:55 AM   #2
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neat design
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Old June 22nd, 2005, 01:23 PM   #3
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impressive structure!
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Old June 22nd, 2005, 01:32 PM   #4
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I am afraid that it has flooded nice rivervalley. But that's always the problem with energy production - it contradicts environment.
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Old July 3rd, 2005, 01:01 AM   #5
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True.
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Old July 3rd, 2005, 01:39 AM   #6
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the lake have more than 1.000 km of borders
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Old July 3rd, 2005, 01:51 AM   #7
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simply amazing !!

very impressive...

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Well i'll be damned....
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^Clever

That's a whole lot of concrete.
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Looks big, and that lake would be huge too.
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Old July 7th, 2005, 12:11 AM   #11
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Looks big, and that lake would be huge too.
Very true, Let's just hope that the water channels are built very soon in order for the water supply to reach the nearby cities.
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