Hoover Dam

Dam

Height
221 m (242 yd)
Purpose Of Dam/Reservoir
Structure Type
Arch-gravity dam
Impounds
 

Project focus

Projects
 

NRIS Listing

Significant Year
1933
1935
Significance Level
 

Listed Site

Designation as Natural or Cultural Site
 

Structure

Architect
Architecture Firm
Construction Started
1931
Opened
1936
Engineering Firm
Architectural Style
 

Filming location

Featured In Films
 

Location

Geolocation
-114.738 × 36.016
Contained by
Area
0.89 km² (0.344 mi²)
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