Kenny Slaught talks about the past of Hoover Dam and says that this novel barrage was built during the American Great Depression taking place between 1931 and 1936, and costing the state $49 millions. Previously, the dam was named Boulder Dam, but was later renamed to honor of the then-President Herbert Hoover, who made big contributions towards the completion of this astounding project. With 221 meters in height, 379 meters in length, and more than 35.000 cubic kilometers at full capacity, the huge structure generates more than 4,2 billion kWh2 per year.

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