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Gibidum

Dam · Wallis · 1,428 m
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  • The Gibidum Dam
    The Gibidum Dam
    Photo: Blatten-Belalp Tourismus, Valais
Gibidum Dam, 1436 metres high, entered service in 1969 after five years of construction. It is one of the most efficient dams in Valais. It dams the Massa River, into which the Aletsch glacier water flows.
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Update: June 18, 2018

Coordinates

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2'643'385E 1'135'803N
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46.372203, 8.002478
DMS
46°22'19.9"N 8°00'08.9"E
UTM
32T 423279 5135886
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