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Karun-4 Dam, Iran

From series “The Most Impressive Dams on Earth”
Year: 2010. Lenght: 440 m . Height: 230 m.

Several dams has placed in Iran on the Karun River. The biggest is Karun-4 Dam. This arch dam was put into service in 2010. The dam has been built for 13 years. Its high is 230 meters and width 440 meters. The main peculiarity of this dam is the location – a narrow rocky ravine. This huge concrete structure looks splendid along with the mountain walls.

Karun-4 Dam, Iran This dam has an unusual bent form which was chosen according to its outstanding location. This form distributes the water force on the dam’s surface. At the same time, it strength the depth of the basis. Before the dam building, this area was thoroughly researched. All building works were safe for nature.

The main goal was to receive the permanent electrical power unit and strength of the working hydroelectric power station. More than that, it is crucial to provide with water industrial undertakings and agricultural holdings situated down the river. The Iran government has spent about 8 600 billion dollars for the modern powerful dam. Next - La Yesca Dam

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ATM bankomat: 'Refah Bank' located in 34 km ( check the route on the map).
Fuel station: 'Gas Station' in 16 km
Police station: 'Dehdez' Road Police' in 19 km

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