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UHE FURNAS Dam, Brazil

Caption: Located on the middle of the Rio Grande, the UHE FURNAS reservoir is one of the largest in Brazil. It impounds the Grande River and has a capacity of 22,590,000,000 m3 and a surface area of 1,473 km2.

Credit: Fábio Roland

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