Yagisawa Dam

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Yagisawa Dam
Yagisawa Dam 2.jpg
LocationMinakami, Gunma Prefecture, Japan.
Coordinates36°54′41″N 139°03′23″E / 36.91139°N 139.05639°E / 36.91139; 139.05639Coordinates: 36°54′41″N 139°03′23″E / 36.91139°N 139.05639°E / 36.91139; 139.05639
Construction began1959
Opening date1967
Dam and spillways
ImpoundsTone River
Height131 m
Length352 m
Total capacity204,300,000 m³
Catchment area167.4 km²
Surface area570 hectares

Yagisawa Dam (矢木沢ダム) is a dam in the Gunma Prefecture of Japan; it supports a 240 MW hydroelectric power station.[1]


  1. ^ "Hydropower & Dams in South and East Asia" (PDF). Hydropower and Dams. p. 9. Retrieved 3 October 2010.