Miboro Dam

Miboro Dam
Miboro Dam
Location Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, Japan.
Construction began 1957
Opening date 1961
Dam and spillways
Height 131.0 m
Length 405.0 m
Impounds Shō River
Reservoir
Capacity 370,000,000 m³
Catchment area 442.8 km²
Surface area 880 hectares

Miboro Dam (御母衣ダム Miboro damu?) is a dam in Takayama, in the Gifu Prefecture of Japan. It supports a 215 MW hydroelectric power station.[1]

Miboro Dam and lake.jpg

The dam flooded several villages and shrines, submerging them completely, two cherry trees were taken from one of the submerged shrines and placed in Shirakawa-go where it's said that each petal represents a memory from someone who lived in the villages before they were flooded.[citation needed]

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Coordinates: 36°08′17.7″N 136°54′38.9″E / 36.13825°N 136.910806°E / 36.13825; 136.910806


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