Hoover Dam, Arizona/Nevada - Located in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, the dam was built to impound Lake Mead and create the largest reservoir in the US by volume. During the construction from over 100 lives were lost.
Travel Destination: The Hoover Dam is an arched dam in the Colorado River’s Black Canyon. The dam’s location is exactly on the border between Arizona and Nevada. Visitors to the Hoover Dam are often amazed at its size and power.
Impressive aerial view of Hoover Dam. For those who don't know: Hoover Dam, once known as Boulder Dam, is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the US states of Arizona and Nevada
Been there done that! Even took the dam tour! The Hoover Dam (Nevada and Arizona, USA). At its base, the Hoover Dam is as thick as two football pitches! Energy generated by the dam can supply energy for up to households!