Chastang Dam in France

Le barrage du Chastang est basé sur la commune d'Argentat dans le sud de la Correze. Il a été construit sur la Dordogne à la fin des années 40. EDF gère ce barrage hydro électrique.

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Uploaded: 23/07/2009
Updated: 08/04/2012


Tags: 19; correze; barrage; chastant; argentat; dordogne
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