Verzasca Dam in the Verzasca valley, Switzerland

From the city of Lugano going to the Verzasca Dam

From the city of Lugano going to the Verzasca Dam. The Verzasca Dam came into view.

Map of Verzasca Dam in the Verzasca valley

Map of Verzasca Dam in the Verzasca valley

The dam on the other side of the forest.

The dam on the other side of the forest.

From here, walked to the dam.

From here, walked to the dam.

Verzasca Dam

Verzasca Dam

Passage and lake of the dam.

Passage and lake of the dam.

The Contra Dam, commonly known as the Verzasca Dam, is an arch dam on the Verzasca River in the Val Verzasca of Ticino, Switzerland. It was constructed between 1961 and 1965.

Walking to the center of the dam.

Walking to the center of the dam.

There was a mysterious facility in the center of the dam.

There was a mysterious facility in the center of the dam.

007 Golden Eye Bungee Jump; I do not know the movie.

007 Golden Eye Bungee Jump; I do not know the movie.

There was a very brave young woman, who challenged the jump.

A very brave young woman, who challenged the jump.

It seems successful, she was pulled up.

It seems successful, she was pulled up.

She has done it. Congratulations!

She did it. Congratulations!

Verzasca Hydroelectric Power Station

Verzasca Hydroelectric Power Station

Distant view of Mergóscia Village and the dam lake

Distant view of Mergóscia Village and the dam lake

Guide plate of Verzasca Dam

Guide plate of Verzasca Dam

The Verzasca Dam is a concrete slender arch dam with a height of 220 m and crest length of 380 m. The dam is 25 m wide at its base and 7 m wide at its crest.

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