Oroville Dam

TALLEST Dam

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U.S. Postal Commemorative, Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

St. Louis, Missouri

The Oroville Dam, on the Feather River in northern California, stands 770 feet tall and is 6.920 feet long at its crest.  Construction of the dam, located in the Sierra Nevada foothills north of Sacramento, was completed in 1967.

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