American Las Vegas Hoover Dam

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Posted in Travel Guide on Mar 23, 2018

American Las Vegas Hoover Dam

American Las Vegas Hoover Dam

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The Hoover Dam (Hoover Dam), located in the northwestern part of Arizona, State, about 40 km southeast of Las Vegas, is a gravity concrete arch dam, a cross Colorado, R., the largest dam in the United States and hailed as a “diamond in the desert”. The Hoover Dam was built to cost a large amount of money, and the chief engineer, Frank Gaul (Frank Crowe), was completed and delivered in 1936, an arch-type gravity-engineered concrete dam. Dam height 220 meters, the bottom width 200 meters, the top width 14 meters, the dike length 377 meters. Such a huge dam in the world is rare, it is like a dragon disk lying on the ground, it seems very powerful. After the completion of the industrial and agricultural development plays a huge role, so it occupies an important position in the World Water Conservancy project ranks. The name of Hoover Dam also experienced twists and turns. When the dam was completed in 1936, the Republican leader, Hu Ferzheng, was named after the dam, but Democrats were unconvinced, and after Hoover stepped down, they renamed the Hoover Dam the Powter Dam, Powter the name of a nearby city. Since then, Republicans have come back to the Powter Dam, which has become the Hoover Dam, and it is not difficult to glimpse the bourgeois partisanship of the United States from the two degrees of the dam. After the dam was built, Lake Mead was formed, the lake is the largest man-made lake in the Western Hemisphere, it is not only beautiful, but also can irrigate crops and the use of hydroelectric power, the development of production plays a negligible role, the Hoover Dam power generation of 1345 MW, can supply the Pacific coast of most parts of the southwest, the Hoover Dam contribution is visible. The Lake District has 6 piers, beautiful scenery, has become an American yacht, water skiing, fishing, camping holiday shrine.
 arrival and departure: self-driving
 Attractions Type: river
 best season: June-August Best, at this time the temperature is appropriate, the most suitable for play.
 suggest to play: Half day
 Tickets: 11 USD/adult, 9 USD/elderly, child, child free
 Opening Hours: 9:00-18:00
 Address: U.s.93,boulder City, Nevada
 Tel: +17024942517
 Official website: Http://www.usbr.gov/lc/hooverdam

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