Albasini Dam

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Albasini Dam
Official name Albasini Dam
Location Limpopo, South Africa
Coordinates 23°6′30″S 30°7′48.2″E / 23.10833°S 30.130056°E / -23.10833; 30.130056Coordinates: 23°6′30″S 30°7′48.2″E / 23.10833°S 30.130056°E / -23.10833; 30.130056
Opening date 1952
Operator(s) Department of Water Affairs
Dam and spillways
Impounds Luvuvhu River
Height 34 m (112 ft)
Length 622 m (2,041 ft)
Creates Albasini Dam Reservoir
Total capacity 25,200,000 m3 (890,000,000 cu ft)
Surface area 350 ha (860 acres)

The Albasini Dam is a dam located just outside the town of Louis Trichardt, Limpopo Province, South Africa. The dam has a capacity of 25,200,000 cubic metres (890,000,000 cu ft), and a surface area of 3.572 square kilometres (1.379 sq mi). The wall is 34 metres (112 ft) high.[1]

The dam was named after João Albasini (1813-1888).[2]

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See also[edit]


  1. ^ Dam Safety Office
  2. ^ João Albasini