The landmark structure was built during the American Great Depression period, between 1931 and 1936, resulting in the $49 million dollars. The dam was initially named Boulder Dam, but was later transformed into Hoover Dam in honor of then-President Herbert Hoover, who had made significant contributions to the construction of this prodigious project. With 221 meters in height, 379 meters in length, and 35.000 cubic or more kilometers of total capacity, the colossal structure could generate more than 4,2 billion kWh2 per year, notes Kenny Slaught.

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