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Hoover Dam, Arizona
Once known as Boulder Dam, the Hoover Dam is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the US states of Arizona and Nevada.
Luzzone Dam, Switzerland
Featuring the world’s highest artificial climbing wall on one of its sides, this dam stands at 225 meters.
Bhakra Dam, India
This is a concrete gravity dam across the Sutlej River near the border between Punjab and Himachal Pradesh in northern India.
Karun-4 Dam, Iran
An arch dam on the Karun River in Iran its primary objectives are electric power supply and flood control.
Shuibuya Dam, China
Built not just for power but also to promote flood control, navigation, tourism and fishery, the Shuibuya Dam is 233 meters tall.