Earth Dams

Dams using earth or rock as fill, utilizing natually available materials with minimum processing to construct embankments.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
2800
Names
earth dams
earth dam
earthen dams
earth-fill dams
earthfill dams
fill dams
embankment dams
dams, earth
aarden dammen Dutch
aarden dam Dutch
presas de terraplenes Spanish
presa de terraplén Spanish
presa de tierra Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006107. The J. Paul Getty Trust.