Kenny Slaught Shares Importance Of Hoover Dam To Las Vegas

The game-changing structure built during the American Great Depression period was erected between 1931 and 1936, costing Americans $49 million dollars. The dam was originally named Boulder Dam, but was later transformed as Hoover Dam in honor of then-President Herbert Hoover, who had made significant contributions to the completion of this prodigious project. It is 221 meters in height, 379 meters in length, and boasts more than 35.000 cubic kilometers of total capacity, meaning the colossal structure could generate more than 4.2 billion kWh2 per year.

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