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Krasnoyarsk: Dam

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The Krasnoyarsk Dam is a 124-metre (407 ft) high concrete gravity dam located on the Yenisey River about 30 kilometres (19 mi) upstream from Krasnoyarsk in Divnogorsk, Russia. It was constructed from 1956 to 1972 and supplies 6,000 MW of power, mostly used to supply the KrAZ (Krasnoyarsky Aluminievyy Zavod, Krasnoyarsk Aluminum Plant). Both power and aluminum plants are controlled by the RUSAL company.

Krasnoyarsk Dam

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A: Krasnoyarsk Dam: Ship Elevator

摄影师Alexey Tsepelev, 距离此处520远

The dam is equipped with a canal inclined plane to allow passage of ships. Different from other insta...

Krasnoyarsk Dam: Ship Elevator

B: Krasnoyarsk Hydroelectric Dam

摄影师Alexey Bazlaev, 距离此处690远

Russia, Siberia, Krasnoyarsk The giant Krasnoyarskaya hydroelectric power station (KrasGES) on the En...

Krasnoyarsk Hydroelectric Dam

C: divnogosk

摄影师andrey air_man, 距离此全景4.9


D: Divnogorsk

摄影师andrey air_man, 距离此全景5.0


E: divnogorsk

摄影师andrey air_man, 距离此全景5.6


F: Divnogorsk city

摄影师Dmitry Yurlagin, 距离此全景6.1

Divnogorsk city

G: Divnogorsk viewpoint

摄影师Dmitry Yurlagin, 距离此全景6.2

Divnogorsk viewpoint

H: Mana River

摄影师Alexey Bazlaev, 距离此全景9.9

Russia, Siberia, Mana River Mana River is one of the tributaries of great Enisey River. It is a favor...

Mana River

I: at bridge over Mana

摄影师Andrew Borus, 距离此全景11.2

at bridge over Mana

J: Mana river, Krasnoyarskiy kray

摄影师Alex Vinokurov, 距离此全景12.3

Mana river, Krasnoyarskiy kray



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