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United States
Celebrate The Century series - 1930s
September 10, 1998
Set of 15, one stamp depicts Fort Peck Dam on the cover of the first issue of Life magazine in 1936.
The Fort Peck Dam is located near Glasgow in northeast Montana. At 6,409 m in length and 76 m in height, it is the largest hydraulically filled dam in the United States, and Fort Peck Lake is the 5th largest man-made lake in the country. The power station is equipped with five 37 MW Francis turbines.


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Slovakia
Technical Monuments - Orava Dam
April 21, 2017
Orava Dam is located in northern Slovakia, forming the largest lake in Slovakia. It was built between 1941 and 1953 on the former two sources of the Orava river.


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Spain
The 11th Congress of the International Commission on High Dams
June 9, 1973
The stamp features Iznajar Dam on the Geníl River, 65 km north of the city of Málaga. The dam was inaugurated in 1959. It is for irrigation, flood control, and hydroelectric power generation.

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Here is an image of a stamp depicting Akosombo Dam, on the Volta River, printed by photogravure (Harrison & Sons, Ltd.), and issued by Ghana in 1967, Scott No. 292, plus a photo.

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Mexico
Inauguration of Netzahualcóyotl Dam
February 18, 1965
Nezahualcóyotl Dam (Malpaso Dam) is on the Grijalva River in the Centro region of Chiapas. The embankment dam is 137.5 m in height and 480 m in length. Its power station is equipped with six 180 MW Francis-type turbines.


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Thailand
Dams
July 28, 1978
Bhumibol Dam is on the Ping River in Tak Province. The 154 m high, 486 m long concrete arch dam is the first multi-purpose dam in the country. The power plant contains eight turbines for an installed capacity of 743.8 megawatts.

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Republic of Korea (South Korea)
Soyang River dam
Issued 15 October 1973




Designed Kim, Sung-sil

The Soyang River multi-purpose dam is located 12 kilometers from where the Soyang River and north Han River meet, and is 13 kilometers north-east from Chunchon city.
The multi-purpose dam project was planned as part of the integrated development plan for Han River basin with the object of advanced control of natural river runoff by the construction of a zonefill dam across a narrow valley in the Soyang River.

The development of the potential water resources at this dam site was planned to generate a substantial amount of electric power. Annual energy production was projected to be 353,000,000 Kwh. with an installed capacity of 200,000 Kw.
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Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
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Wadi Hanifa dam near Riyadh
Issued in various formats and face values from 1960


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Venezuela
Caruachi Hydroelectric Project
April 6, 2006
The Caruachi Dam is a concrete gravity dam on the Caroní River in Bolivar state, Venezuela. The dam supports a hydroelectric power facility with a 2,160 megawatts capacity.

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Ecuador
Mazar Hydro-electric Project
October 31, 2014
The Mazar Dam is a concrete-face rock-fill dam on the Paute River in Cañar Province. It is located directly upstream of the Paute Dam as part of the Amaluza-Molino project. Its power station, commissioned in 2010, has an installed capacity of 170 megawatts.

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Mozambique
Little Libombos Dam
February 17, 1987
Little Libombos Dam is a gravity dam on Rio Umbuluzi. It provides water for the capital city of Maputo and surrounding areas.

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Honduras
60 Years of Iluminando Honduras
July 28, 2017
El Cajón Dam is a hydroelectric power plant on the Comayagua River in Western Honduras. The double arch dam measures 226 m in height and 282 m in length. Its power station is equipped with four 75 MW Francis-type turbines.

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Here is an image of a stamp depicting a dam, engraved and printed by Waterlow & Sons, Ltd., and issued by Bolivia in 1943 as one of a set of seven stamps publicizing the country's mining industry, Scott No. 293.

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Here are images of the three similar airmail stamps in a set depicting an artist's conception of the proposed Euphrates Dam Project (aka Tabqa Dam, an earthen dam constructed between 1968 and 1973 which is the largest dam in Syria), printed by lithography, and issued by Syria on April 11, 1968, Scott Nos. C410-C412, plus a photo of the completed Taqba Dam.

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Czech Republic
Les Kralovstvi Dam
March 6, 2019
Les Kralovstvi (Forest of the Kingdom) Dam is located in the forested valley of the river Elbe. The dam, built in early 1900s, resembles a fairy-style castle from a distance.

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