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The Hoover dam weighs 6,600,000 tons. It took 3,250,000 cubic yards of concrete to build the dam itself

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How large is Hoover Dam in cubic meters?

Hoover Dam has a total volume of about 32,000,000 cubic meters.


How was Hoover Dam formed?

It is a manmade concrete structure.


How much concrete was used to build Hoover Dam?

about 6600000 tons of concrete!! natal


How much concrete is in Hoover Dam?

Enough to lay a four foot wide sidewalk around the earth.


What is the name of the largest concrete dam in United States .?

The largest concrete dam in the United States is Grand Coulee Dam and it contains approximately 12 million cubic yards of concrete. This is about twice the amount of concrete in Hoover Dam.


What is the name of the largest concrete dam in the United states?

The largest concrete dam in the United States is Grand Coulee Dam and it contains approximately 12 million cubic yards of concrete. This is about twice the amount of concrete in Hoover Dam.


How much cement was used to make the Hoover Dam?

Three and one-quarter million cubic yards. There are 4,360,000 cubic yards of concrete in the dam


What materials is the Hoover Dam made of?

concrete and only contrete


How many beavers would it take to recreate the Hoover dam?

Can't happen. Beavers work with mud and branches, the Hoover dam is reinforced concrete. Mud and branches makes for a much weaker building material than reinforced concrete. It's impossible to build something to the proportions of the Hoover dam out of mud and branches, it'd collapse under its own weight, or be washed away by the water pressure long before it got anywhere near Hoover dam size.


What is the name of the dam on Colorado river between Arizona and Nevada?

There are six of them on the Colorado river. Glenn Canyon dam, Hoover dam, Davis dam, Parker dam, Palo Verde diversion dam and Imperial dam.


What is the nickname of Hoover dam?

A nickname for the Hoover Dam is Boulder Dam.


Did they ever have problems while bbuilding the Hoover Dam?

Yes, they lost alot of workers to the rock slides and other randoms of nature, it is said that there are workers corpses inside the concrete that makes the base of the Hoover Dam.