World wonders: Impressive dams across the globe
These are jaw-dropping feats of civil engineering
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Dams represent some of the grandest examples of civil engineering on the planet. Indeed, these mighty blockades mesmerize in their sheer size and immense capacity. Designed to create hydroelectricity or simply to control water flow, dams stand as modern wonders of the world.
Browse this gallery and be in awe of some of the biggest and most groundbreaking dams around the world.
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