Itaipu Dam

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The Itaipu Dam is a hydroelectric (making electricity by the movement of water) dam on the Paraná River, on the border between Brazil and Paraguay.[1] It is known for being one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World.

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It is the worlds second largest dam behind the three gorges dam and is 7919 metres long and 196 metres high.