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concrete arch-gravity dam, Glen Canyon Dam, Page, Arizona
Code Number:
TPHV02P01_03.0935
Title:
concrete arch-gravity dam, Glen Canyon Dam, Page, Arizona
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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Bill Heick

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