Idukki Dam – Asia’s First Arch Dam

The Idukki Dam is the first arch dam built in India, as well as the country’s third tallest. Located in the Idukki district of Kerala, this 554 ft tall and 650 ft wide dam stands between the two mountains named Kuravanmala and Kuratimala, meaning Kuravan– A tribal, Kurati– His wife and Mala-mountain. It is nearly 50 km away from Thekkady.
This was originally posted on July 4th 2012.

7 thoughts on “Idukki Dam – Asia’s First Arch Dam

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