What type of dam was the Hoover Dam?
The Hoover Dam is on the Colorado River.
A nickname for the Hoover Dam is Boulder Dam.
Hoover Dam was originally called Boulder Dam.
Hoover Dam (also known as Boulder Dam) is the famous dam named after president Hoover
The Hoover Dam is only one dam. If you are talking about all the dams on the Colorado River there are six dams Glen Canyon dam, Hoover dam, Davis dam, Parker dam, Paulo Verde Diversion dam, and Imperial dam.
Hoover Dam boarders Nevada and Arizona was named after President Herbert Hoover.
The Hoover Dam dams the Colorado River
No The Fort Peck Dam is the largest dam in the US. It's only 1/3 the height, but much longer (nearly four miles long compared to Hoover's 1/3 of a mile), and has a total volume of over 30 times that of Hoover Dam. Hoover Dam is a different type of dam than Fort Peck Dam, but still, they're not even close.
When the dam was in its planning stages, in 1930, Herbert Hoover was President. It was then in 1930 that Secretary Ickes stated publicly that Hoover Dam was to be built, noting that naming a dam after a president was appropriate. In 1933, when Hoover was not re-elected, the name was reverted to Boulder Dam. It remained Bould Dam until 1947, when an act of Congress officially re-named the dam Hoover Dam.
Original name of Hoover Dam was Boulder Dam.
Boulder dam was originaly named Hoover Dam.
Nevada has the Hoover Dam.
In the hoover dam.
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When Herbert Hoover first proposed the dam it was planned to be built in Boulder Canyon, in 1928 Congress authorized the construction of Boulder Dam, which later became the Hoover Dam.
YES. Franklin Roosevelt changed the name of Boulder Dam to Hoover Dam, to honor Mr. Hoover.
Hoover dam opened in 1920
Hoover Dam was built by people.
There is no Hoover Dam Library.
Hoover Dam was originally known as "Boulder Dam."
Hoover is the one. Roosevelt changed the name of Boulder Dam to Hoover Dam.
Hoover Dam is the largest and most impressive dam named after President Herbert Hoover. It was first called Boulder Dam.
The Hoover Dam was built in 1936. The dam is on the Colorado River between Nevada and Arizona.
The Hoover Dam is located on the Colorodo River. It is the largest dam in the whole U.S. of A.
Hoover Dam is a hydroelectric dam - water turns turbines that generate electricity.
The Hoover dam is rectangular and convex(bends out)
The Hoover Dam is made out of concrete and iron.
the hoover dam is 726.4 feet high
The US Government built Hoover Dam.
Hoover Dam was finished in 1935. ~Calli
The hoover dam is 18 feet thick.
Hoover Dam is what is called an arch-gravity dam. The name curved-gravity dam or arched dam might also be applied. This type of dam uses a curve or arch which has it's apex or "top" directed ''against'' the force of the water it is retaining. This sets up a condition wherein the water will compress the dam against the sides to which it is anchored. Less material fill is required to hold this dam in… Read More
George Harrison invented the First dam ever named Hoover Dam after his son John Hoover.
Herbert Hoover didn't build the dam, it was just named in honour of him. The Hoover Dam boarders Nevada and Arizona. The dam was built in order to create jobs during the Great Depression and it succeeded
It was named in honour of President Herbert Hoover, but once known as the Boulder Dam. It was built between 1931 and 1936.
The Hoover Dam was at one time the largest dam in the world, which generated the most amount of electricity, but since then it has been surpassed by the Three Gorges Dam in China.
Construction of Hoover Dam began on April 20, 1931, the dam was completed on March 1, 1936.
no the hoover dam will never dry inside due to the moisture passing threw and around the dam.
It is the hoover dam.
Hoover Dam. That answer is wrong. Hoover Dam is 1,244 ft long. The Grand Coulee Dam in Washington State, however, is significantly longer at 5,223 ft. It is America's longest dam.
No it is not. The largest dam in the US is the Fort Peck dam, about 40x the volume of Hoover, and 10x the volume of Grand Coulee (which a previous answer incorrectly said was the largest dam in the US).
The biggest dam in the United States is Hoover Dam!!
The Hoover Dam is located on the border between Nevada and Arizona.
Hoover Dam is on the Colorado River, southeast of Las Vegas.
it costs 10$ to tour hoover dam
Elwood Mead was in charge of the Hoover Dam project
The Hoover dam was built between the years of 1931-1936
Hoover Dam is 1244 ft (379 m) long.