Thursday, 30 May 2013

WORLD's LONGEST RIVER DAM

HIRAKUD DAM, INDIA
Length : 16 Miles(26 km)

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Hirakud Dam is built across the Mahanadi River, about 15 km from Sambalpur in the state of Odisha in India. Behind the dam extends a lake, Hirakud Reservoir, 55 km long. Hirakud Dam, built in 1957, is the longest man-made dam in the world, about 16 mi (26 km) in length. It is one of the first major multipurpose river valley projects started after India's independence.

HIRAKUD DAM, INDIA



WORLD's LONGEST RIVER DAM
Watch it on YouTube : WORLD's LONGEST RIVER DAM

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