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Malpasset Dam

Identification

Malpasset Dam
1383186

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Structure in General

dam
demolished [destroyed]

Usages

power plant (hydroelectricity)

Facts

  • arch dam
  • length: 222 metres
  • On December 2nd, 1959 the dam collapsed resulting in the death of 423 people and a damage of $68 million.

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Location

Fréjus
Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur
France

Technical Data

196.85 ft
Apr 1952
1954
Dec 1959

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
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