Three Gorges Dam

geographical name

Definition of Three Gorges Dam

dam in the Chang (Yangtze) River west of Yichang in Hubei province, China
Note: The controversial Three Gorges Dam, completed in 2006 for power generation and flood control, created the world's largest hydroelectic facility. More than a million people had to be resettled before parts of three scenic river gorges were flooded by the dam's reservoir.

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