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Natural Park Amistad , presa dela amistad

presa dela amistad

As its name implies, the Amistad suture in Ciudad Acuña, Coahuila. Mexico. It wasbuilt in time for the governments of Lopez Mateos in Mexico and Eisenhower in theU.S. respectively, and as a symbol of the friendship between the two countries reallybuilt the Rio Grande this dam.

Natural Park Amistad
Latitude: 29 ° 30 '47 "N
Longitude: 101 ° 17 '51 "W

The site was chosen due to its strategic position to contain the flow of the Pecos andDevil's rivers causing floods largest Bravo. Since it became operational, the dam hascompletely covered the river's flow, preventing the floods that devastated thesurrounding villages, but also meets the purposes of conserving water, generate electricity and provide recreation to the surrounding population

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