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Three Gorges Dam in China E-mail
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Breathtaking force: World's most powerful dam opens in China as gushing water generates the same power as FIFTEEN nuclear reactors

The giant and controversial Three Gorges Dam in China has launched the last of its generators, just as it hits its annual flood peak.

The final 32 generators went into operation this week, making it the world's largest hydropower project, built on the Yangtze River in the Hubei Province.

It is designed to decrease the risk of flooding during the current peak rainfall season, as well as store and distribute water during the dry periods.

A series of incredible photos show the sheer force of the flood water released from seven spillways after heavy downpours in the upper reaches of the dam caused the highest flood peak of the year.

Water from the Yangtze River upper gushed at up 70,000 cubic metres per second into the dam's reservoir yesterday.

Three Gorges Dam in China

This picture taken yesterday shows water released from the Three Gorges Dam after heavy downpours in the upper reaches of the dam caused the highest flood peak of the year
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Fantastic Japanese Road Junctions E-mail
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Fantastic Japanese Road Junctions

As you know, road vehicles are required, preferably of good quality. But how to solve the problem of "congestion" if more and more vehicles, and land for new highways do not have? One solution - to build multi-level interchanges. Freeway can pass right through the building, occupying floors five through seven. Here are photos of the Japanese experience in their construction.

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