The revolutionary dam was built during the American Great Depression between 1931 and 1936, costing the nation $49 million dollars. The dam was initially called Boulder Dam, but was later dubbed Hoover Dam in honor of the then-President Herbert Hoover, who made significant contributions to the construction of this wonderful project. At 221 meters in height, 379 meters in length, and with more than 35.000 cubic kilometers of total capacity, the structure can generate more than 4,2 billion kWh2 per annum, notes Kenny Slaught.

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