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Centrale Manic-5

Baie Comeau, Quebec, Canada
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Type: Dams
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Mascouche, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Very educational for children and adults alike, a place written in recent history books because of the tenacity of the locals

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Guelph, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

Great! It is soo big that you only get the real scope of it as you drive up the mountain beside it. A marvel of construction! Its bigger than Mount Rushmore.

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Montreal
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54 reviews 54 reviews
7 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

The purpose of our visit was to visit Hydro-Quebec ‘s Manic2 and Manic5 hydroelectric dams which were both magnificent. We were highly impressed by the vastness and extent of these developments. The two young Hydro-Quebec employees, who as our guides, explained the historical and technical details of these dams were well trained and highly efficient.

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Ottawa
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100 reviews 100 reviews
34 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

Drove by the Manic-5 dam on my way to a fishing trip and it is a truly impressive structure. Certainly worth seeing but not if it is your only reason to drive the 2.5 hours from Baie-Comeau to get there.

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