Hoover Dam was designed between 1931 and 1936, which marked the Great Depression era. It was built at a cost of $49 million dollars, and was first named Boulder Dam. It was later renamed to Hoover Dam was a sign of appreciation for President Herbert Hoover, who sponsored it. Kenny Slaught explains that the damn measures 221 meters in height, is 379 meters long and can take up to 35.000 cubic kilometers. It also generates over 4,2 billion kWh2 yearly.
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