The Aswan High Dam. B. Khan. Where is the Aswan Dam? The map on the next slide shows the location of the Aswan High Dam Project in Egypt, which was completed in 1970. The dam is built on the River Nile and provides: Hydro-Electric Power (HEP) Irrigation water for surrounding farmland
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The map on the next slide shows the location of the Aswan High Dam Project in Egypt, which was completed in 1970. The dam is built on the River Nile and provides:
British and Soviet engineers constructing the enormous Aswan High Dam, Aswan, Egypt
When the Aswan Dam was built, the entire Temple of Abu Simel was shifted, so it wouldn’t be flooded and destroyed when Lake Nasser filled up.
West Channel Masonry Looking East (from westernmost area of the dam)April 30, 1901
From the West Bank Looking EastOctober 1, 1901
University of Michigan
Government of Egypt – Tourism
about.com library – Aswan High Dam
The Geography Portal