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    * Manjil Dam *

    سد سفید رود

    سد منجیل

    The Manjil Dam is built on the intersection of the Qezel Owzan (Sefidrood) and Shahrood rivers near the city of Manjil. It's a used to regulate the water and as a hydroelectric power plant supplies electricity. The beautiful lake behind the Manjil Dam has created a touristic attraction for travelers. (Wikipedia) - Sefidrud Dam   (Redirected from Manjil Dam) Sefidrud Dam Location Coordinates Purpose Status Construction began Opening date Dam and spillways Type of dam Impounds Height Length Width (crest) Width (base) Total capacity Power station Installed capacity
    The dam in 1975
    Location of Sefidrud Dam
    Manjil, Iran
    36°45′31.27″N 49°23′16.03″E / 36.7586861°N 49.3877861°E / 36.7586861; 49.3877861Coordinates: 36°45′31.27″N 49°23′16.03″E / 36.7586861°N 49.3877861°E / 36.7586861; 49.3877861
    Power, irrigation
    106 m (348 ft)
    425 m (1,394 ft)
    8 m (26 ft)
    100 m (328 ft)
    1,820,000,000 m3 (1,475,498 acre·ft)
    87 MW

    Sefidrud Dam (originally named Shahbanu Farah Dam and also known as the Manjil Dam) is a buttress dam on the Sefīd-Rūd near Manjil in Gilan Province, Iran. It was constructed to store water for irrigation and produce hydroelectric power. The power station has an installed capacity of 87 MW. It is 106 m (348 ft) tall and forms a reservoir with a capacity of 1.82 km3 (1,475,498 acre·ft). Its structure contains 26 monoliths. The Tarik Dam is located 35 km (22 mi) downstream and diverts releases from the Sefidrud Dam for irrigation. In 1990 a 7.3-magnitude (Mw) earthquake occurred near the dam and caused portions of its concrete to crack. Repairs and mitigation efforts were undertaken in 1991.

    Tags:Gilan, Gilan Province, Iran, Manjil, Manjil Dam, Qezel Owzan, Sefīd-Rūd, Shahrood, Wikipedia

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