One of the largest #dams in the world #guridam #venezuela

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The Guri Dam is a concrete gravity and embankment dam in Bolívar State, Venezuela on the Caroni River built from 1963 to 1969.[3] It is 7,426 metres long and 162 m high.[4] It impounds the large Guri Reservoir (Embalse de Guri) with a surface area of 4,250 square kilometres (1,641 sq mi).

Guri Reservoir is one of the largest on earth. The hydroelectric power station ranks among the List of largest hydroelectric power stations. It was once the largest worldwide in terms of installed capacity, replacing Grand Coulee HPP, but was surpassed by Itaipu HPP.