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Unformatted text preview: Hydroelectric Power Hydroelectric Niagara Falls Tennessee Tennessee Valley Authority Valley Niagara Falls Niagara Niagara Falls Niagara Flowrate - 200,000 ft3 per second Steep Drop - 160 feet First Hydroelectric Generator (1881) Who ??????? Large Scale Hydroelectric Generator (1896) Today - US & Canadian 4,200,000 kW Located 4 miles Below Falls - Diverted Water Tennessee Valley Authority Tennessee Created 1933 33 Major Dams Knoxville To Paducah (Ohio Knoxville River) River) 100 Billion kwh Annually Oak Ridge National Laboratory Tokamak Facility Architecture Architecture Pyramids Great Wall Of China Statue of Liberty Egyptian Pyramids Egyptian (Seven Wonders Of the World) Built 2700 BC To 1000 BC Primarily Giza Near Cairo Great Pyramid 481 feet High 756 feet Wide Great Wall Of China Great Protection Protection From Raids By Nomads Raids Began - 221 BC Completed - 204 BC Later Extended Length - 1500 miles Height - 25 feet Only 100 miles Still Only Intact Intact Statue Of Liberty Statue Given By France To US (1886) Commemorates Centenial French Sculptor - Bartholdi Copper Sheats On An Iron Copper Framework Framework 307 feet High Became Symbol Of Freedom Became Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, Your The wretched refuse of your teaming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door ...
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