Prehrada Orlík, CZ, EU
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Arogant
N 49° 36.374 E 014° 10.922
33U E 440901 N 5495173
Quick Description: Water dam Orlík, dam on the Vltava River, part of the Vltava Cascade.
Location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 7/5/2011 1:49:32 PM
Waymark Code: WMBYRA
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US
Views: 100

Long Description:
prehrada na rece Vltave, soucást Vltavské kaskády. Nádrž byla vybudována v letech 1954 - 61. Prehrada se jmenuje podle hradu, na skále nad údolím, dnes je pár metru nad vodou.
Orlická prehrada je nejvetší, nejmohutnejší a nejvyšší. Hráz má délku 450m, výška je 91m, zadržuje jezero o rozloze 2 732 ha. Maximální hloubka je 74m.
V hrázi je vodní elektrárna, celkový instalovaný výkon cíní 364 MW.

Dam on the Vltava River, part of the Vltava Cascade. The tank was built in 1954 - 61 The dam is named after the castle on a rock above the valley, today is a few meters above the water.
Orlik Dam is the largest, most powerful and highest. The dam has a length of 450 meters, height is 91 meters, holds back the lake with an area of ??2732 hectares. Maximum depth is 74 meters.
The dam is a hydroelectric power plant, the total installed capacity is 364 MW.
Waterway where the dam is located: Vltava river

Main use of the Water Dam: Hydroelectric Power Production

Material used in the structure: Concrete

Height of Dam: 91

Date built: 12/22/1961

Fishing Allowed: yes

Motor Sports Allowed: yes

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