MOROCCO / المغرب - ⵍⵎⵖⵔⵉⴱ
Bin el Ouidane Dam.
Second stamp in a set of 2, issued on 03.11.1953.
Face value: 15 Maroccan francs.
Design: Alexandre Delpy.
Engraving: Claude Hertenberger (1912-2002).
- Michel No. 363.
- Scott No. 295.
- StampWorld No. 369.
- Stanley Gibbons No. 424a.
- Yvert et Tellier No. 329.
Bin el Ouidane (Arabic: سد بين الودان) is an arch dam on the El-Abid River, located 28 km (17 mi) south of Beni Mellal in Azilal Province. It was designed by the engineer André Coyne and constructed between 1949 and 1953. It is 133 m (436 ft) high and 290 m (950 ft) long. The purpose of the dam is hydroelectric power production and irrigation.
Thanks to Dragan Buškulić for his contribution (https://worldofstamp2.wordpress.com/).