Hydroelectric Dams in China, The Three Gorge Dam

Located on the world’s third longest river, the Yangtze River, in Sandouping, Yichang, Hubei province, China. The three Gorge Dam or three gorges dam stands firmly hold the river water, hydroelectric dams began construction in 1994 and completed in 2009, three gorges dam occupies three beautiful ravine, as well as power plants, Three gorges dam is now used as tourist spot for many people.

The three gorges dam has a height dimension of 185 m and 1983 m wide, was built to use 10.8 million tons of cement, 1.9 million tons of rolled steel and 1.6 million tons of wood, can you imagine how big the dam, and lots of water stored by the three gorges dam.

3 Gorges Dam Plan Pictures
Three Gorges Dam Construction
Three Gorges Dam Project, Yangtze River
Three Gorges Dam, China