Dahan Creek

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Dahan Creek
Taiwan JungHua Dam.JPG
Origin Pintian Mountain
Mouth Tamsui River
Basin countries  Republic of China
Length 135 km
Source elevation 3100 m
Mouth elevation ?? m
Avg. discharge ?? m³/s
Basin area 1163 km²

Dahan Creek or Takekan Creek (Chinese: 大漢) is a creek in Taiwan. It originates in Hsinchu County and then flows through Taoyuan County, and New Taipei City for 135 km, before it joins Xindian Creek in Taipei to form the Tamshui River. It is dammed in Taoyuan County by the Shihmen Dam, which holds the Shihmen Reservoir. The Junghua Dam is 26 km upstream and designed to prevent silt from building up downstream in the Shihmen Reservoir.

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Map showing location

Coordinates: 25°02′33″N 121°29′02″E / 25.0426°N 121.4840°E / 25.0426; 121.4840