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A dam is a barrier across flowing water that obstructs, directs or retards the flow, often creating a reservoir, lake or impoundment.
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Water DamsKerr Dam - Polson, MT

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Put into operation in 1938, the Kerr dam is a concrete arch dam 541 feet long and 205 feet high. The power house is 1700 feet away, with its water supply arriving through three penstocks running through solid rock.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 5/22/2014

last visited: never

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Water DamsNoxon Rapids Dam - Noxon, MT

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Downriver on the Clark Fork River 33 miles from the Thompson Falls Hydro Project, the $85 million Noxon Dam and Powerhouse were built in the years 1956 to 1959. It is also 22 miles upstream from the Cabinet Gorge Hydro Project in Idaho.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 5/22/2014

last visited: never

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Water DamsDry Channel Dam - Thompson Falls, MT

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The Dry Channel Dam, along with the Main Channel Dam, was one of two dams required to create the Thompson Falls Hydroelectric Station. It is the smaller of the two dams and is about ¼ mile upstream from the powerhouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 5/22/2014

last visited: never

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Water DamsMain Channel Dam - Thompson Falls, MT

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The Main Channel Dam, along with the Dry Channel Dam, was one of two dams required to create the Thompson Falls Hydroelectric Station. It is the larger of the two dams and is about ¾ mile upstream from the powerhouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 5/22/2014

last visited: never

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Water DamsLower Canal Dam - Ware River - Ware MA

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Located behind Otis Factory #1 in Ware MA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/21/2014

last visited: never

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Water DamsNorthampton Resevoir Upper Dam - South Deerfield MA

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Located on Conway Rd in South Deerfield

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/19/2014

last visited: never

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Water DamsHorseshoe Pond Dam - Wareham, MA

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This six-foot high dam on the Weweeantic River was built in 1920.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/11/2014

last visited: never

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Water DamsLyell Dam - Lithgow, NSW

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The 50 metre high concrete faced rockfill Lyell Dam was built across the Cox's River in 1982.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 5/6/2014

last visited: 10/2/2016

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Water DamsMilford Dam - Milford, Maine

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The Milford Dam spans the Penobscot River from Milford, Maine to Old Town, Maine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member UMainah

location: Maine

date approved: 4/22/2014

last visited: 4/20/2014

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Water DamsVeazie Dam - Veazie, Maine (Removed)

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Veazie Dam is a concrete dam spanning the Penobscot River. (Removed in 2014)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member UMainah

location: Maine

date approved: 4/19/2014

last visited: 5/11/2013

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Water DamsDevil's Backbone Dam - Boonsboro, Maryland

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Stone and masonry dam across Antietam Creek at Devil's Backbone County Park near Boonsboro, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/14/2014

last visited: never

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Water DamsMitchell Dam - Verbena, Alabama

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Located on the Coosa River near a location called Duncan's Riffle, the dam straddles the Chilton and Coosa County line. It houses the 2nd oldest of Alabama Power Company's hydroelectric plants.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/25/2014

last visited: never

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Water DamsTalsperre Lehnmühle - Lk. Sächs. Schweiz-Osterzgebirge, Sachsen, D

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Die Talsperre Lehnmühle im Osterzgebirge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tharandter

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 2/11/2014

last visited: never

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Water DamsCentury Lake Water Dam - Malibu, CA

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This is only footsteps away from where the Planet of the Apes movie was film, when the boys go for a swim in this very lake and the girls steal their clothes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 2/7/2014

last visited: 12/26/2013

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Water DamsFörmitztalsperre - Landkreis Hof/ Germany, BY

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Die Förmitztalsperreist eine Talsperre westlich und auf der Gemarkung von Schwarzenbach an der Saale im oberfränkischen Landkreis Hof. A waterdam in Region "Hofer Land"!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member *Team Krombaer*

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 2/5/2014

last visited: never

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Water DamsBostalsee - St. Wendel, Saarland/Germany

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The Bostalsee is a water reservoir in northern Saarland, which was commissioned in 1979 into operation.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member KaPsTeam

location: Saarland, Germany

date approved: 1/27/2014

last visited: 2/21/2017

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Water DamsBarrage de Mervent ou de Saint Luc

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The dam of Mervent or Saint Luke barrage de Mervent ou de Saint Luke

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 1/27/2014

last visited: 4/15/2017

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Water DamsSilzer See Damm - Silz, RP/Germany

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The river Klingbach is dammed to Silzer lake.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member KaPsTeam

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 1/24/2014

last visited: never

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Water DamsDam de la rivière Yamaska, Granby, Québec, Canada

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Dam (Barrage) de la rivière Yamaska à Granby. Yamaska river dam in Granby.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MAMOUE

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 1/3/2014

last visited: 4/8/2018

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Water DamsRobert Lee Dam -- nr Robert Lee TX

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The waymark coordinates are for the spillway on the Robert Lee dam. With the lake less than 1% full, the spillway is high out of the water. Waymarkers can currently walk right up to it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/11/2013

last visited: 5/27/2013

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Water DamsLonghorn Dam -- Austin TX

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Located at the east end of Lady Bird Lake, Longhorn Dam was built in 1960 to create a cooling lake for Austin's Holly Power Plant. Contrary to popular belief, the dam was not actually named for the beloved mascot of the great University of Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/11/2013

last visited: 5/27/2007

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Water DamsO. C. Fisher Dam -- San Angelo TX

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What used to be a flood control dam that provided water supplies to cities, recreation for tourists and flood control for the area is now high and dry as the Texas drought stretches into its third year (2013)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/11/2013

last visited: 12/29/2012

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Water DamsFondulac Dam - East Peoria, IL

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The Fondulac Dam is a dry water dam situated near the larger Farmdale Creek Dam, both within the Farmdale Recreational Area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/6/2013

last visited: never

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Water DamsMarseilles Lock and Dam - Marseilles, IL

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Marseilles Lock and Dam is an important barrier along the Illinois River where where water is diverted either to a navigation canal for barge traffic or a former hydroelectric canal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/6/2013

last visited: never

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Water DamsBox Canyon Dam - Ione, WA

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This hydroelectric project is the fourth to last hydro project on the Pend Oreille River before it meets the Columbia River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/22/2013

last visited: 6/19/2016

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