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Hoover Dam is a 221-meter-high (726-foot), 379-meter (1,244-foot) concrete arch-gravity dam, located
 
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Hoover Dam is a 221-meter-high (726-foot), 379-meter (1,244-foot) concrete arch-gravity dam, located on the Colorado River at the border of Arizona and Nevada, USA. Constructed between 1931 and 1936 during the Great Depression, a workforce of approximately 20,000 poured a total of 3.33 million cubic meters (4.36 million cubic yards) of concrete to complete the structure – enough to pave a two-lane highway from San Francisco to New York City.

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