Hoover Dam, a Tourist Attraction in the Colorado River

Hoover Dam is a large dam made of concrete and located on the Colorado River, lies precisely on the border between the U.S. states of Arizona and Nevada. Hoover Dam is one of the wonders of the modern world are worth a look, and also a tourist attraction visited by many local tourists and foreign tourists who love the dam tour. Within a year the dam is able to attract about 1 million tourists to view.

Hoover Dam was built between the years 1931 to 1935, and has a peak height reaches 1200 feet with a thickness of the dam base of more than 600 feet. Large dams is also used as a center of power plants enough water to meet the needs of electricity were a few percent of the population of the United States.