Grande Dixence: The Tallest Gravity Dam in the World

With a height of 285m, the Barrage de la Grande Dixence in Switzerland is the tallest gravity dam in the world. Its lake, Lac des Dix, can hold up to 400 billion litres of water. And not only are the dam’s sheer size and capacity impressive, so are its surroundings with several glaciers and 3000+ metre peaks.

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