About a hour's drive from Lake Mead to Las Vegas, the Hoover Dam reservoir is also the largest artificial lake in the United States. It is also a resort for swimming, camping, boating, fishing and water sports. It is the living water of the entire casino. lifeline. Visiting the top of the dam is free. After the tour, you can take the elevator down 520 feet directly to the bottom of the dam and visit a power house with 17 hydro generators. The top of the dam is two-way and has two lanes. It is not allowed to overtake the car. The dam is 223 meters high and the base is about 200 meters thick. The dam is 14 meters wide and 380 meters long. The reservoir was built in 1931. The famous "Transformers" filmed the Hufu Dam.
Hoover Dam Tickets: 11 for adults and 6 for children (including a 30-minute Power Plant tour for power plant tours, but there is no need to buy tickets on the bridge);
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The Hoover Dam is located in the Black Gorge at the junction of Nevada and Arizona. It has a history of more than 80 years of use. After you see it, you will feel that it will not be a problem for more than 80 years. It is grand and sturdy, letting you Lamenting the greatness of manpower, I will also marvel at how forward-looking and natural understanding of the architecture and designers of that year will be designed to make such a powerful and huge water conservancy project. The
Hoover Dam can be seen casually during the visit to the Grand Canyon, but it does not need to be designated as an attraction. Due to the sparsely populated areas and no special scenery, it is necessary to take a look, because only know the world. Big, you will truly understand your own existence value, not blind, not self-deception.
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The Hoover Bridge spans the Colorado River and connects the Clark Country of Nevada and the Mohave Country of Arizona to a part of a 5.6km road construction project. Interestingly, because Nevada and Arizona have an hourly time difference, there is a clock at each end of the Hoover Dam at the dividing line between the two states, showing the time of the two states to facilitate visitors. Adjust the time.
At the Hoover Dam, there is a museum dedicated to the history of the Hoover Dam. After the Hoover Dam was built, the first thing the designer did was to build a black monument by the dam. There are a few lines of English inscribed on it, which means that the United States of America will always remember those who are looking for the final rest in the construction of the dam. On the other stone behind the monument, 112 names of workers who sacrificed to build the dam were engraved.
The Hoover Dam is located in the northwestern part of Arizona, on Interstate 93, at the junction of Nevada and northwest Arizona. Because of the hour difference between Arizona and Nevada, there is one at each end of the dam. The clock is convenient for passengers, starting from Las Vegas and heading southeast for about 40 kilometers. The project is huge and has played a huge role in the development of industry and agriculture after it was built. Therefore, it plays an important role in the ranks of world water conservancy projects. The Colorado River under the
dam was originally the deepest and most turbulent river in the United States, and it is now slowly moving like a tamed beast.
The golden gold is dyed in a golden building. Is it familiar? That's right, this is where the Transformers are locked in Transformers 1. I smiled and sent a WeChat to my friend, um, I just came to see wei'zhen'tian~~