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The Hoover Dam

Fun Facts

The Hoover Dam is 726 feet high 244 feet long.
The Dam was created by a large lake called Lake Moad.
The Hoover Dam is ONE of the largest dams.
It was built between 1931 and 1936.
It is also known as Boulder Dam.
The dam produces hydroelectric power.
It was built to prevent the lower Colorado River from flooding.
It is one million cubic yards.
If you are coming to see the Hoover Dam you will go through a city called Boulder Dam it toke 5,000 workers.
It was completed ahead of what they expected.
The Hoover Dam was built during the depression years.
The first step of constructing the dam was to redirect two different flow sides.
The Hoover Dam was constructed on September 30, 1930.
The Hoover Dam's name was changed from Boulder Dam TO Hoover Dam.
It was built within' the Black Canyon near Nevada.

The Landmark

The name of my landmark is Hoover Dam.
The location of the Hoover Dam is Nevada.
The number of tourists each year are 1,000,000,000.

The History of the Hoover Dam

When it was built/formed: It was built/formed in the 1930's along the Colorado River

Who it was built by: It was built by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

Why it was built: To keep the lower Colorado River from flooding

Hoover Dam 2010 - Photos and Music by Ray Tutaj Jr.
New Hoover Dam

The Unique History

The Hoover Dam is a historical landmark. The Hoover Dam was partly named by Herbert Hoover.