Biggest Hydro Plant in Russia

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“Chirkei hydro power plant is situated on the Sulak river of Dagestan. It
is the largest HPP in the North Caucasus, the highest arch dam of
Russia. And probably it is also one of the most beautiful dams in the
country.
Its construction began in 1964 and finished in 1978. The main structure
of the HPP is the dam, of course, the beautiful arch 232,5 meters (763
ft) high and 338 meters (1109 ft) long. The width of the dam is from six
(only six!) (19.7 ft) to thirty meters (98.4 ft)!”

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