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WAC Bennett Dam, Hudsons Hope, British Columbia CM11-08

WAC Bennett Dam, Hudsons Hope, British Columbia CM11-08

Description : The W.A.C. Bennett Dam at the head of the Peace River Canyon, is key to the multiple uses of Peace River water for power generation. Completed in 1967, it is one of the worlds largest earthfill structures, stretching 2 km (1.25 miles) across the head of the canyon and measuring 183 m (600 feet) in height. Behind the dam is British Columbias largest reservoir, Williston Lake, which covers an area of 166,000 h (410,000 acres).

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