Gordon Dam

The Gordon Dam, also known as the Gordon River Dam, is a major gated double curvature concrete arch dam with a controlled spillway across the , located in South West Tasmania, Australia.

Notable Places in the Area

Power station
The is the largest conventional hydroelectric power station in , Australia; located in the South West region of the state. Photo: JJ Harrison, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a locality in , on the road to the Gordon River dam the most south westerly road in the south west of Tasmania. is situated 7 km southeast of Gordon Dam.

Gordon Dam

-42.7306° or 42° 43' 50.2" south
145.9757° or 145° 58' 32.5" east
36 metres (118 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Chinese: 戈登坝
  • Chinese: 戈登壩
  • Dutch: Gordondam
  • French: Barrage du Gordon
  • Macedonian: Гордонска брана
  • Malay: Empangan Gordon
  • Norwegian: Gordon vannkraftverk
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Gordondemningen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Gordon vannkraftverk
  • Polish: Zapora Gordon
  • Russian: Плотина Гордон
  • Spanish: Presa Gordon
  • Swedish: Gordondammen
  • Turkish: Gordon Barajı
  • Turkish: Gordon Nehri Barajı
  • Vietnamese: Đập Gordon
  • Western Frisian: Gordondaam

Other Places Named Gordon Dam

In the Area



Other Places

Explore Your World

Popular Destinations in Tasmania

I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.  

Escape to a Random Place

GeorgiaCentral America
About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Gordon Dam. See this page's contributions. Photo: JJ Harrison, CC BY-SA 3.0.