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Saturday, 25 June 2011

Fun Facts About the Statue of Liberty

Fun Facts Fun Facts Statue of Liberty Statue of Liberty if you have never visited the Statue of Liberty in person, you already know that he is an imposing figure, but consider the following fun facts:
  • The official dedication on Thursday, October 28, 1886 events held on.
  • Foundation of pedestal base to the tip of the torch as the total height 305 feet, 6 inches.
  • The vein above his head to the statue height 111 feet, 6 inches.
  • Statue of Liberty on the face measures over 8 feet tall.
  • Statue of Liberty's pedestal where the head is 154 feet.
  • A bullet in his left hand 23 '7 "tall and 13' 7" comprehensive history written with IV MDCCLXXVI July (July 4, 1776) measures
  • Statue fit a waistline 35
  • The seven rays on her crown, one for each of the seven continents, length measuring 9 feet long and weigh as much as 150 pounds is all.
  • The Statue of Liberty weighs 225 tonnes (or 450,000 pounds)
  • Statue of broken shackles of tyranny, oppression and lies at the feet.
  • During the restoration completed in 1986, carefully 24k new torch was covered with sheets of gold this.
  • Statue of Liberty outer covering of copper 3 / 32 of an inch thick (the thickness of two pennies less) and light green color (called a patina) is the result of natural weathering of copper.


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