Kariba Dam

dam on the Zambezi River

16°31′18″S 28°45′41″E / 16.52167°S 28.76139°E / -16.52167; 28.76139

Kariba dam

The Kariba Dam is a hydroelectric dam in the Kariba Gorge of the Zambezi river basin between Zambia and Zimbabwe. It was built in the 1950s. It is one of the largest dams in the world at 128 m high and 579 m long.[1]

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  1. "Kariba Dam". Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th Ed. Retrieved 2007-07-31.