THREE GORGES DAM POWERPOINT[1]

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Unformatted text preview: 10/5/09 THREE GORGES DAM 1 Presented by 1 Kathya Torrejon 1 Crystal Castro 10/5/09 YANGTZE RIVER LONGEST RIVER IN ASIA, AND 3RD LONGEST IN THE WORLD (3,917 MILES) HISTORICAL USE OF RIVER 1. AGRICULTURAL 2. SHIPPING 3. FISHING DAMING THE YANGTZE RIVER WILL FLOOD THE THREE GORGES: QUTANG, WU XIA, AND XILING 10/5/09 WHY BULID THE THREE GORGES DAM? 1 FLOOD CONTROL 215 CATASTROPHIC FLOODS IN THE PAST 2,000 YEARS 1 HYDRO ELECTRICITY PRODUCES ENOUGH ENERGY AS 15 NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS 1 INCREASE TRADE, SHIPPING AND Click icon to add picture 10/5/09 CONSTRUCTION 10/5/09 THREE GORGES DAM PROJECT 1 CHINA THREE GORGES PROJECT CORPORATION (CTGPC) RESPONIBLE FOR FINACNING, CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATIONS 1 A STRAIGHT CRESTED CONCRETE GRAVITY DAM 1 TOTAL LENGTH OF 7,600 FT AND A MAX HEIGHT OF 607 FT 1 COST OF DAM BETWEEN $25 - $30 BILLION 10/5/09 FIRST STAGE (1994 1997 1 EXCAVATING DIVERSION CHANNEL 1 BULIDING OF COFFERDAMS 1 FOUNDATIONS OF DAM 1 CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY SHIP LOCKS 10/5/09 SECOND STAGE (1998 2003 1 Construction of 1 Main structure is constructed setting world records for concrete 10/5/09 THRID STAGE (2004 2009) 1 LAST SECTION OF WALL COMPELETED MAY 2006 1 RESERVOIRS ARE FILLED, FLOODWATERS DISPLACE COMMUNITIES 1 ALL 26 GENERATORS ONLINE PRODUCING 18, 200 MW, ENOUGH TO POWER 18.2 MILLION HOMESENOUGH TO POWER 18....
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