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Hoover Dam
This paper examines and discusses Hoover Dam in Nevada.
# 98184 | 1,300 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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In this essay, the writer relates that there are few dams in the world that have received the amount of attention that Hoover Dam has received since its construction years ago. The writer points out that, with an annual tourist draw of more than 1 million people, Hoover Dam is counted as one of the most visited tourist attractions in America. Standing at 762 feet the dam towers above the dry arid floor around it and generates power for more than 1 million customers in Arizona, California and Nevada. This paper presents an extensive overview of Hoover Dam. The writer explores the construction, the benefits to society the dam provides and the future plans for the dam. The writer concludes that Hoover Dam continues to be respected as one of the great architectural designs in America's history.

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Sample of Sources Used:

  • Davis, Norah (2003) Living up to a landmark: building a bridge that will overlook Hoover Dam--and enhance it--is a once-in-a-lifetime engineering challenge. Public Roads
  • Edwards, John (2004) Hoover Dam output down about 15 percent. Las Vegas Review-Journal (Las Vegas, NV)
  • Ford, Ray (1999) Hoover Dam, Nevada; Still awesome after all these years.(TRAVEL) Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN)
  • ______(2001) METAL DETECTORS DUE AT HOOVER DAM United Press International | Date: April 20, 2001 | More results for: hoover dam United Press International
  • Rodeghier, Kathy (2006) How'd they do that? Manmade wonders Hoover Dam and Lake Mead leave visitors awe-struck and full of questions.(Going Places) Daily Herald

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