The high dam

The high dam

It is a water dam on the Nile River in southern Egypt
It was built in the time of Gamal Abdel Nasser, with the help of the Soviet Union, it seemed to build the dam in 1960 and took in its construction 10 years, it was officially opened in 1971. Thanks to the large dam it has been controlled in the flow of water from the Nile River and mitigate the effects of the Nile floods, but at the same time doing damage Fertilize the agricultural land to block the silt that leads the Nile to agricultural land
The dam has the length of 3600 m and up to the base width of 980 m, a height of 111 m, and the body size of the dam 43 million cubic meters of cement, iron and other materials
The volume of water that flows into the Egyptian land from the dam reaches 11,000 cubic meters of water per second