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DP31 - Serra Serrada

A cache by danieloliveira Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 03/06/2007
Difficulty:
2.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:


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Dan has gone to the Serra Serrada Dam near Montesinho, Trás-os-Montes, NE Portugal.

The Serra Serada Dam, located north of the village of Montesinho is the principal source of water supply to the inhabitants of Bragança. The dam also has two sets of generators for hydroelectric power generation.

It is located in an idyllic setting and affords some spectacular views of granite-shaped landscapes very close to the Spanish border.

Location:
District - Bragança
Place - Serra Serrada
Hydrographical basin - Douro basin
River - Ribeira das Andorinhas

Hydrological characteristics:
Area od hydrographical basin - 6,7 km2
Mean annual precipitation rate - 1400 mm
Mean annual water flow rate - 7170 x 1000 m3

 

A Barragem de Serra Serrada abastece os habitantes de Bragança e arredores. A barragem tem dois geradores de energia hidroleléctrica e está localizada a norte da Aldeia de Montesinho no seio de formas convulutas de granitos erodidos pela solidão dos invernos ásperos da região.

Utilização: Abastecimento / Energia / Navegação

Localização:
Distrito - Bragança
Concelho - Bragança
Local - Serra Serrada
Bacia Hidrográfica - Douro
Linha de Água - Ribeira das Andorinhas

Características hidrológicas:
Área da Bacia Hidrográfica - 6,7 km2
Precipitação média anual - 1400 mm
Caudal integral médio anual - 7170 x 1000 m3
Caudal de cheia -  46 m3/s
Período de retorno - 
500 anos

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