Masonry dam

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Masonry dams are dams made out of masonry — mainly stone and brick, sometimes joined with mortar.[1] They are either the gravity or the arch-gravity type. One of the largest masonry dam in Asia is Nagarjunasagar Dam in India.[2]

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  1. ^ "Masonry Dam". Retrieved 27 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Nagarjuna Sagar Dam". Guntur District National Informatics Centre. Government of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 27 December 2014.