380 m (1,250 ft). The high-quality and strength gneiss-rock was ground in a rotary crusher and prepared in the concrete mixture. To do this, the player must be unarmed when picking up the, The first area of the map is remade more or less exactly in. It is home to a Soviet military outpost, which protects the chemical warfare facility located at the dam's base. A reservation is absolutely essential for those planning to take the 007 Jump or GoldenEye Bungee Jump. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. In August 1964, the reservoir began to fill and in September 1965, the reservoir was full and the dam completed. The Byelomorye dam serves as the setting for the first part of Bond's first mission in GoldenEye. The stunt was performed by British stuntman Wayne Michaels. The Contra Dam, commonly known as the Verzasca Dam and the Locarno Dam, is an arch dam on the Verzasca River in the Val Verzasca of Ticino, Switzerland. The Contra Dam, commonly known as the Verzasca Dam and the Locarno Dam, is an arch dam on the Verzasca River in the Val Verzasca of Ticino, Switzerland. It is unknown if Bond would have controlled the boat on his trip to the island or if it would have taken him across the water automatically. , The opening scene of the 1995 James Bond film GoldenEye featured Bond jumping off the dam. The introduction scene of the Indian Kollywood movie Vivegam was shot at this dam. , The climax scene of the Indian Bollywood movie Dhoom 3 was shot at this dam.. , The dam became a popular bungee jumping venue after a James Bond stuntman jumped off it in the opening scene of the 1995 film GoldenEye; a stunt voted as the best movie stunt of all time in a 2002 Sky Movies poll. That would have meant a boat ride needed to be coded in, and some of the scenery had gaps in when viewed from the island, so it was too much work. , The dam owners started to lease access to the dam, soon after GoldenEye was released, to a commercial bungee jump operator. "007's bungee jump tops best movie stunt poll", "For a glad moment I was flying ... then I bombed", "Some New Arch Dams in Switzerland and Austria", "Common features of the reservoir-associated seismic activities", "Seismic effects at Mangla Dam: Pakistan", "Seismic activity at man-made reservoirs", "Increasing the Spillway Capacity at Contra Dam", "AIL - Aziende Industriali di Lugano SA - Cenni storici", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Contra_Dam&oldid=990721223, Hydroelectric power stations in Switzerland, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 26 November 2020, at 03:39. The horizontal curvature of the dam decreases from the center of the dam towards its abutments and the curvature from the center of the arches increases from the crest down to the foundation. The area leading up to the dam is heavily protected by guard towers, a pillbox, security gates, and a small security checkpoint. The dam's outlet works consist of two discharge pipes, capable of releasing up to 170 m3/s (6,000 cu ft/s) each. The aforementioned truck ride takes place partly inside a closed tunnel. N64. The spillways were later modified to improve releases and function by increasing the size of the piers and adding additional lateral deflectors near the crest. The epicenters were located at two faults near the dam.  The builder and owner is Verzasca SA; which has an 80-year concession on the power station which will expire in 2046.  As many as 25 shocks occurred a day. GoldenEye: Source OST – Dam Synthwave Remix (Tweaklab’s Synthwave Remix) GoldenEye: Source OST – The Baron (Basstronix) Reminder: We recently released a security update to the mod, if you haven’t already installed the 5.0.6 patch you can get it here. , Concrete pouring and placement occurred for 18 months, of which the maximum poured in a day was 3,100 m3 (110,000 cu ft) and in a month, 55,000 m3 (1,900,000 cu ft). Dam is the only singleplayer level where it is possible to trigger the "paintbrush" glitch. We really were working out how to do everything as we went along.".