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Switzerland. Canton Ticino. Verzasca valley. The Contra Dam, commonly known as the Verzasca Dam, is an arch dam on the Verzasca River. A group of tourists look at the panorama. "GoldenEye" Bungee Jumping  platform. The dam is 220 metres high by 380 metres in length. It creates the Vogorno lake, a water surface area of 1.68 km2, and supports the 105 MW Verzasca hydroelectric power station. The dam was constructed between 1961 and 1965. 17.01.22 © 2022 Didier Ruef