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Grande Dixence dam
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Lac des Dix exists because of the Grande Dixence dam. At 285 metres it is the tallest gravity dam in the world and the lake is the Alps' largest at such a high altitude.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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