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  Three Gorges Dam Staircase Locks

 

China

The Three Gorges Dam (fig.) across the Yangtze River (fig.) is 186 meters  high.

 

To bypass the dam, enormous staircase locks were built.

 

  Three Gorges Dam Staircase Locks

 

  Three Gorges Dam Staircase Locks

 

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3050'01.2"N 11101'40.0"E