Fort Peck Dam

Fort Peck Dam
Fort Peck Dam
['fɔːt 'pek 'dæm], Staudamm im Missouri in Nordostmontana, USA, Dammhöhe 76 m, mit 6 400 m Kronenlänge einer der längsten Erddämme, errichtet 1933-40; dient dem Hochwasserschutz, der Energiegewinnung und der Schifffahrt (Stausee mit 992 km2 Fläche).

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