Location of Maithon Dam | Structural Features of Maithon Dam

This resource will tell you about Structural features and location of Maithon Dam.

Location of Maithon Dam

Maithon Dam is located at a distance of about 48 to 52 kilometers from Dhanbad, Jharkhand. It is situated nearly on the border of Jharkhand and West Bengal so people often confuse whether Maithon Dam is in Jharkhand or actually in West Bengal. The Maithon Dam is built on the Barakar river.

Structural Features of Maithon Dam

The Maithon Dam is about 15,500 feet or 4860 meters long and about 50 meters or 170 feet high. The dam has a surface area of 65 square kilometers and is a very big dam.

You may also like to watch the Maithon Dam pictures.

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Maithon dam is constructed over barakar river near dhanbad. Its an eminent tourist spot. It is flooded with people specially on new years as people emerge in huge numbers for picnics and all.

Features of Maithon Dam

If you want to know all the features of Maithon Dam, read this post. It will tell you all features of the Maithon Dam.

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