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Great Tour at W.A.C. Bennett Dam

Thanks to our friend, Gunnar, we took a side trip to tour the W.A.C.Bennett Dam, just outside Hudson's Hope, B.C. Built in the 1960's, it's one of the largest earthen dams in the world (over 600 feet) and created the largest reservoir in B.C., about 5 miles wide & 250 miles long (Williston). BC Hydro gives a great tour including a movie and a trip underground to see the turbines. Our tour guide joked that there was enough material (90 tons of sand & gravel) used to construct the dam that a 9 foot wall could be built from Vancouver to Halifax. Uh Oh.....don't tell Donald Trump!

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