Liberty Island – Statue of Liberty Aerial and Bird’s Eye View

statue of liberty birds eye view Colossal statue on Liberty Island in the Upper New York Bay, U.S., commemorating the friendship of the peoples of the United States and France. Standing 305 feet (93 metres) high including its pedestal, it represents a woman holding a torch in her raised right hand and a tablet bearing the adoption date of the Declaration of Independence (July 4, 1776) in her left. The torch, which measures 29 feet (8.8 metres) from the flame tip to the bottom of the handle, is accessible via a 42-foot (12.8-metre) service ladder inside the arm (this ascent was open to the public from 1886 to 1916). An elevator carries visitors to the observation deck in the pedestal, which may also be reached by stairway, and a spiral staircase leads to an observation platform in the figureΓÇÖs crown. A plaque at the pedestalΓÇÖs entrance is inscribed with a sonnet, ΓÇ£The New ColossusΓÇ¥ (1883) by Emma Lazarus. It was written to help raise money for the pedestal, and it reads: – Continue reading about the Statue of Liberty

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  1. that is so cool does it really look like thar

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