Elaborating on Hoover Dam’s past, Kenny Slaught says that the progressive structure was made during the American Great Depression phase, between 1931 and 1936, costing the government $49 million dollars. Earlier, the dam was named Boulder Dam, but was subsequently called Hoover Dam as a tribute to the then-President Herbert Hoover, who had made big contributions to the creation of this great development. With 221 meters in height, 379 meters in length, and more than 35.000 cubic kilometers of full capacity, the huge structure could produce more than 4,2 billion kWh2 per year.

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