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Garrison Dam

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Garrison Dam - June 8, 2011

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Garrison dam

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Garrison Dam built North Dakota. Lake Sakakawea

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Garrison Dam Historic Spillway Gates Open

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GARRISON DAM ~ Lake Sakakawea

Garrison Dam is an earth-fill embankment dam on the Missouri River in central North Dakota, United States. Constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from 1947-53 at over 2 miles (3.2 km) in length, the dam is the fifth-largest earthen dam in the world. The reservoir impounded by the dam is Lake Sakakawea, which extends to Williston and the confluence with the Yellowstone River, near the Montana border.
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