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Oker Dam

Oker Dam
Oker Dam

The Oker Dam (German: Okertalsperre) is a dam in the Harz mountains in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is fed by the River Oker.

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The dam is in the shape of an arch (see arch-gravity dam). It is 75 m high, 260 m long, can impound up to 47 million m³ of water and provides hydropower, flood protection and water regulation at times of low water. It is also used indirectly for the production of drinking water. Its average annual discharge is 75 million m³. The hydro-electric power station at Romkerhalle is fed by the Oker Reservoir.

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Goslar is a historic town in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is located on the northwestern slopes of the Harz mountain range. The Old Town of Goslar and the nearby Mines of Rammelsberg are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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