Guri Dam is also one of the world’s tallest dams with a height of 162 m. In addition to holding back the Caroni River.
Lake Nasser has a capacity of 132 km³ and the water is used to irrigate the surrounding land in both Egypt.
The Atatürk Dam itself is quite large with a height of 169 meters and a length of 1,819 meters (5,968 feet).
Three Gorges Dam is the world’s largest hydroelectric power plant and has a installed capacity of 22,500 MW.
The reservoir formed by Garrison Dam is called Lake Sakakawea, which has a volume of 29 cubic kilometers.
Another largest reservoir in the United States. Lake Oahe has a capacity of 29 cubic kilometers.
Fort Peck Dam is another large dam located along the Missouri River in the United States, in the upper Missouri River Basin.
Before the dam was built in the late 1960s through the late 1970s, the flow of the Indus River was unpredictable.
Nurek Dam provides the most electricity, about 3,000 MW this accounts for about 75% of Tajikstan’s electricity needs.
Lake Diefenbaker has a capacity of 9.4 cubic kilometers. Gardiner Dam is the largest earth filled dam in Canada.