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Glen Canyon Dam, Page, Arizona, USA
Code Number:
TPHV01P05_11
Title:
Glen Canyon Dam, Page, Arizona, USA
Behind the Glen Canyon dam is the artificial lake it created Lake Powell. This project has inundated a huge swath of spectacular Arizona and Utah nature including Glen Canyon. US Highway 89 is carried at the top of the dam.

Height (foundation) 220 meters, (710 feet)
Length 480 meters (1,560 feet)
Elevation at crest 1,132 meters (3,715 feet)
Spillway type: Tunnel, gated
Spillway capacity: 208,000 cu ft/s (5,900 m3/s)
Total capacity: 27,000,000 acreƔft (33 km3)
Catchment area: 108,335 sq mi (280,590 km2)
Surface area: 161,390 acres (65,310 ha)
Turbines: 8x 254,000 hp, 116 MW, Francis turbines
Installed capacity: 1,320 MW
Annual generation: 4,217 GWh
Maintained by: Bureau of Reclamation
Keywords:
Arizona, Southwest, Scenic, State, USA, Desert, Tourism, Hydroelectric Power, Potable Water, Structure, Generating, Generation, Electricity, Technology, Energy Production, Electrical, Industrial, Industry, Alternative, Renewable Resource, Cleantech, Hydrology, waterpower, Hydropower
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Wernher Krutein

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