Aswan High Dam
the aswan high dam is arockfall dam across the Nile River at Aswan Egypt completed in 1970 and formally inaugurated in January 1971 at a cost of about 1 billion. The dam 364 feet 111 meters high with a crest length of 12562 feet 3830 meters and a volume of 57940000 cubic yards 44300000 cubic meters impounds a reservoir Lake
lake Nasser backs up the Nile about 200 miles in Egypt and 100 miles farther upstream south in Sudan creation of reservoir necessitated the costly relocation of the ancient Egyptian temple complex of abu simbel. which would otherwise have been submerged.
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