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Belo Monte

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Belo Monte under construction
Belo Monte under construction

Particulars

Owner: Norte Energia S.A.

Designer: unknown

Contractor: unknown

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

Reservoir capacity: unknown

Height: 39 metres

Length: 785 metres

Volume of RCC: 63 m3x103

Total volume: 2208 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: /11 ( 2011)

Start of RCC: /11 ( 2011)

End of RCC: /16 ( 2016)

End of Project: /16 ( 2016)

Country: Brazil

River: Xingu

DMS Co-ordinates: 2˚38'44.67"S, 51˚59'58.5"W

DD Co-ordinates: -2.645742, -51.999584

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