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Thousands of men worked together for almost five years to build the Hoover Dam during the Great Depression to tame the Colorado River. The Hoover Dam is a National Historic Landmark and a civil engineering wonder.... More »
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Hoover Dam is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the ...... Jump up to: "Lower Colorado Bureau of Reclamation: Hoover Dam, Facts and Figures". FAQ. Bureau of Reclamation. Archived from the original  ...

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Sep 10, 2015 ... The hulking Hoover Dam has been holding back the Colorado River and generating power for nearly 80 years, but you may be surprised to ...

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Sep 14, 2015 ... Get the facts on this engineering marvel, which was dedicated in September 1930.

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Hoover Dam is located on the border of Nevada and Arizona in the United States, in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River. It is an arch-gravity concrete dam ...

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Feb 7, 2017 ... How high is Hoover Dam? How much does Hoover Dam weigh? What type of dam is Hoover? What is the maximum water pressure at the base ...

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Mar 21, 2018 ... Hoover Dam works as a gravity dam, which means that its foundation must rely on gravity to keep the entire structure from falling down. In fact ...

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Aug 10, 2018 ... Hoover Dam, formerly called Boulder Dam, dam in Black Canyon on the Colorado River, at the Arizona-Nevada border, U.S. Constructed ...

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Oct 9, 2015 ... On this date in 1936, what is now called Hoover Dam began producing electricity. Here are some things you may not have known about the ...

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Sep 10, 2017 ... The Hoover Dam remains a critical part of our country's energy infrastructure. ... Here are three fun facts that should intrigue anyone considering ...