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W.A.C. Bennett Dam: general information

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W.A.C. Bennett Dam

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  • Type of destination: Points of Interest
  • Location of destination: Canada - British Columbia
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Be amazed by one of the world's largest earthfill structures, stretching 2 km (1.25 miles) across the head of the canyon and measuring 183 m (600 feet) in height. Visit W.A.C. Bennett Dam Visitor Centre to learn all about this BC Hydro's Peace Canyon project. This project also includes the associated Gordon M. Shrum Generating Station, and the Peace Canyon Dam. This project supplies 40% of British Columbia's hydroelectric power.
View this informative video by the "Discover the Peace Country" website.
Be amazed by one of the world's largest earthfill structures, stretching 2 km (1.25 miles) across the head of the canyon and measuring 183 m (600 feet) in height. Visit W.A.C. Bennett Dam Visitor Centre to learn all about this BC Hydro's Peace Canyon project. This project also includes the associated Gordon M. Shrum Generating Station, and the Peace Canyon Dam. This project supplies 40% of British Columbia's hydroelectric power.
View this informative video by the "Discover the Peace Country" website.

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