Fujiwara Dam

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Fujiwara Dam
Fujiwara Dam.jpg
Fujiwara Dam is located in Japan
Fujiwara Dam
Location of Fujiwara Dam in Japan
Coordinates36°48′16″N 139°02′12″E / 36.80444°N 139.03667°E / 36.80444; 139.03667Coordinates: 36°48′16″N 139°02′12″E / 36.80444°N 139.03667°E / 36.80444; 139.03667
Construction began1951
Opening date1957
Dam and spillways
Type of damConcrete gravity
ImpoundsTone River tributary
Height95 m (312 ft)
Length230 m (755 ft)
Dam volume415,000 m3 (542,800 cu yd)
Total capacity52,490,000 m3 (42,554 acre⋅ft)
Active capacity35,890,000 m3 (29,096 acre⋅ft)
Catchment area401 km2 (155 sq mi)
Surface area1.69 km2 (1 sq mi)
Normal elevation651 m (2,136 ft)
Power Station
Commission date1956
Hydraulic head92 m (302 ft)
Turbines1 x 23 MW Francis-type
Installed capacity23 MW

Fujiwara Dam (藤原ダム) is a gravity dam on a Tone River tributary in Gunma Prefecture of Japan. It is located 14 km (9 mi) north of Minakami. It was constructed between 1951 and 1957. The dam itself supports a single Francis turbine hydroelectric generator with a 23 MW capacity which was commissioned in 1957. The reservoir created by the dam serves as the lower reservoir for the 1,200 Tamahara Pumped Storage Power Station which was commissioned in 1986. The dam is 95 m (312 ft) high and withholds a reservoir with a 52,490,000 m3 (42,554 acre⋅ft) storage capacity.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Tokyo Electric Power Co. power plant Fujiwara" (in Japanese). Suiryoku. Retrieved 17 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Tokyo Electric Power Co. power plant Tamahara" (in Japanese). Suiryoku. Retrieved 17 February 2012.

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