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About the Three Gorges Dam at Yangtze RiverView of the largest hydroelectric dam in the world. The dam is located in the areas of Xilingxia gorge, one of the three gorges of the Yangtze river.
Three Gorges Dam crossing the river at Sandouping, Yichang, in Hubei province. The dam will control a drainage area of 1 million km2 . In the dam operate 32 main generators, each generator has a capacity of 700 MW.
Three Gorges Dam in figures:
Length: 2,335 metres (7,661 ft); Height: 185 metres (607 ft), Width: (at base) 115 metres (377 ft), at crest: 40 metres (131 ft)
The dam is maintained by China Three Gorges Project.
The dam has been a controversial topic both in China and abroad, the dam flooded archaeological and cultural sites and displaced some 1.3 million people, and is causing significant ecological changes.
Three Gorges Dam, the hydroelectric dam that spans the Yangtze River in Hubei province.
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