Three Gorges Dam

geographical name

Definition of Three Gorges Dam

  1. dam in the Chang (Yangtze) River west of Yichang in Hubei province, China 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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