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Dam

A subdivision of the mohar, the currency of Nepal prior to 1932. A dam was equivalent to 1/128 of a mohar.
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Elevation data collected at 80 sites in the canyon--primarily at pools just upstream of major rapids--suggest that the debris damming those pools is on average 26 centimeters higher now than it was when those same spots were surveyed in 1923.
Similarly, fisheries that are sustained by flooding undergo an estimated 30-70% decrease in output with resulting losses in food and income as a result of damming, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Bureau of Reclamation, gave a speech lambasting environmentalists for their opposition to damming up the Grand Canyon national park.