National Geographic: Big,Bigger,Biggest:Dam S02E08

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  • Reynaldo Stein
    Reynaldo Stein  13 hours ago

    ...but still generating less power then Itaipú dam.

  • Mahmudul Hasan
    Mahmudul Hasan  21 hours ago

    damm dam engineering

  • That Guy
    That Guy  yesterday

    This dam is about 1/10th as big as the fuck that I don't give :P

  • Pad Man
    Pad Man  2 days ago

    Each one of these generators costs $50 million so theres 14 in each one of the generator houses times 3 so 42 time 50 million= $2100000000


    Thats without concrete and without paying for the cost of labour on the job. Fuck me. They say money doesnt grow on trees but they certainly print as much as they fucking like hahahaha

  • Rick Sadler
    Rick Sadler  3 days ago

    Awesome video thank you 😊

  • HeinrichErnst1
    HeinrichErnst1  4 days ago

    always a damn vulnerable target to unfriendly powers - just as happened in WWII
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%C3%B6hne_Reservoir

  • Shan Liu
    Shan Liu  4 days ago

    I have lost all respect for the people who made this video when they claimed that the Chinese ship lifting mechanism is an altered learning of the Russian ship escalator idea, these people do very little research, Chinese have been using the ship elevator by sections of water gates since the beginning of the grand cannel to allow ships to travel in both directions of the elevation since at least as early as Sui dynasty. I can't believe they are using logical fallacies to create this misleading message.

  • Knowmercy's Grand Adventures Really Grand

    Ide poor some of that mother nature cocktail into my garden

  • Sam Lutfi
    Sam Lutfi  5 days ago

    the hoover dam is twice as big

  • Kenneth Dokus
    Kenneth Dokus  5 days ago +1

    Yeah but it's made in China . It's gonna bust in 20 years, so will all those buildings. Mark my words. They use substandard steel, concrete, and materials.

  • John Blezard
    John Blezard  5 days ago

    Not hydraulic drills, pneumatic drills. Just saying. I was a high scaler.

  • Walker Mack
    Walker Mack  5 days ago +1

    Daaayyyyuuummm girl 720p on a YouTube documentary?!

  • PSG 2000
    PSG 2000  5 days ago

    Dam daniel

  • mike sharkey
    mike sharkey  5 days ago

    Dam that is big

  • fr89k
    fr89k  6 days ago +3

    "It presents tremendous logistical challenges to the dam engineers" - these damn engineers...

  • PhilQc109
    PhilQc109  6 days ago +2

    Take a look at the Manic-5 dam in Quebec, a 1596 MW dam and it's really gorgeous !!!

  • eurosensazion
    eurosensazion  6 days ago

    Too bad stuff like these documentaries no longer are shown on tv. I miss these series.

  • jds hempfarm
    jds hempfarm  6 days ago

    Lie #1 Government saying it will be cheap power. Mother fucking liars for sure.

  • Robert Hadden
    Robert Hadden  6 days ago

    .

  • Jerry Jones
    Jerry Jones  6 days ago

    great documentary