Miyatoko Dam

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Miyatoko Dam
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Miyatoko Dam from Sasakurayama
Miyatoko Dam is located in Miyagi Prefecture
Miyatoko Dam
Miyatoko Dam is located in Japan
Miyatoko Dam
Location of Miyatoko Dam in Japan Miyagi Prefecture#Japan
Official name 宮床ダム
Location Taiwa, Miyagi, Japan
Coordinates 38°23′13″N 140°49′20″E / 38.38694°N 140.82222°E / 38.38694; 140.82222Coordinates: 38°23′13″N 140°49′20″E / 38.38694°N 140.82222°E / 38.38694; 140.82222
Construction began 1979
Opening date 1998
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Concrete Gravity Dam
Impounds Miyatoko River
Height 48 meters
Length 256 meters
Dam volume 329,000 m3
Reservoir
Creates Lake Asahina
Total capacity 5,000,000 m3
Catchment area 10.8 sq.km.
Surface area 43 hectares

Miyatoko Dam' (宮床ダム, Miyatoko damu) is a multi-purpose dam on the Miyatoko River, a branch of the Naruse River in the town of Taiwa, Kurokawa District Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. The dam was completed in 1998.[1]

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