Voices From Russia, Too

Tuesday, 4 December 2012

4 December 2012. Our Great Russian Motherland. The Chirkey Dam in Dagestan

00 Chirkei Dam. Russia. 04.12.12


The Chirkey Dam (Chirkeisk GES) is an arch dam on the Sulak River in Dagestan. Construction on the dam began in 1964, the first generator was operational by 1974, the last in 1976, whilst the project was complete in 1978. It’s the tallest arch dam in Russia.




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