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Like the Mohne, the Eder dam was a Gravity dam made from granite masonry blocks built between 1908 and 1914. It is located 60 miles south east of the Mohne. At 145 feet (44 meters) high it was 25 feet higher than the Mohne but at 430 yards (393 meters) in length it was not as long. The base was 119 feet (36.2 meters) thick and 20 feet (6 meters) thick at the top. The Eder dam held back 200 million tons of water - the largest reservoir in Germany.
Eder Dam, 1940's (Before Attack)
Download Google Earth .KMZ file for the Eder Dam.
Pictures: Eder Dam (1990's)
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