Contra Dam The 220-m tall dam became a popular bungee jumping venue after a James Bond stuntman jumped off it in the opening scene of the 1995 film GoldenEye. The Contra Dam, commonly known as the Verzasca Dam and the Locarno Dam, is an arch dam on the Verzasca River in the Val Verzasca of Ticino, Switzerland. The dam is owned and operated by Verzasca SA and is the fourth tallest in Switzerland.
Klyuchevskaya Sopka is a stratovolcano which is the highest mountain on the Kamchatka Peninsula of Russia, and the highest active volcano of Eurasia. Klyuchevskaya’s first recorded eruption occurred in 1697, and it has been almost continuously active ever since, with its last eruption in 2010. (Photo credit: Dementievskiy Ivan)
"In it's Glory!!" California Napa County Monticello Dam Morning Glory Spillway. Located at the Monticello Dam at Lake Berryessa in Northern California, this gigantic drain acts as the lake's spillway. When the dam reaches capacity, the spillway swallows water at a rate of 48,800 cubic feet per second, emptying about 700 feet away through an enormous concrete pipe.