How Tall Is The Statue Of Liberty ?  

The Statue of Liberty is a neoclassical colossal structure, standing tall at the Liberty Island, New York Harbor, United States. It depicts Roman goddess of freedom, Liberta, bearing a torch in one hand and tabula ansata, which is actually a law evoking tablet. The whole statue, right from its base to the tip of the torch measures 305 feet. However, barring the base and the foundation, the height of the Liberty Lady is 151 feet.

The base of the statue is shaped like an 11-point star, which is 89 feet high, and the foundation measures at 65 feet. Apparent from the dimensions itself, the Statue is so huge that during its construction period, it was temporarily named the Giant. The feet of the Roman goddess alone is 25 feet long, which in terms of shoe size of US women is 879! The face of the Statue is 8 feet long with a 4 feet 6 inches nose.

354 steps connect the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty to its crown, which was shut down after September 11, 2001 attacks. The inside of the crown has 25 windows, enabling viewers 25 different panoramic views of the New York City. Access to this place was started again on 4th July 2009. Each of the seven rays of the crown is 9 feet in height. About 100 pounds of copper is used for the Statue, which contributes to its total weight of 450,000 pounds.

More Articles :

How Tall Is The Statue Of Liberty ?




Artifacts :

Statue-Of-Liberty-Facts      The Statue of Liberty in New York, United States, is not only interesting to look at, but has some interesting anecdotes attached to it. Even though it is a widely popular structure, there are some lesser known facts related to it too. More..




Home  • Archaeological Periods   • Art History  • Artifacts • Biography   • Computer   • Holiday History   • Miscellaneous  • Military History   • Privacy Policy   • Contact

How Tall Is The Statue Of Liberty ? )
Copyright © 2012, All Rights Reserved.