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|Devils Tower was made famous in Steven Spielberg's film "Close Encounters of the Third Kind". |
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The nearly vertical monolith known as Devils Tower rises 1,267 feet above the meandering Belle Fourche River. Once hidden below the earth's surface, erosion has stripped away the softer rock layers revealing Devils Tower.
Known by severa...
|Alpine - Devil's Tower - It is said that a long time ago, during the early 1900's, a man was building a "tower" in New Jersey tall enough so that his wife could see the New York Skyline. While it was being built, the wife went up to the top floor; as she came down, she saw her husband with another woman! She ran back up to the top, and in her distress jumped off.||09/03/2005||886|
|1. US Bank Tower|
2. Aon Tower
3. Two California Plaza
4. Gas Company Tower
5. ARCO Center
6. 777 Tower
7. Wells Fargo Tower
8. Figueroa at Wilshire
9. Bank of America Tower
10.Paul Hastings Tower
|Overlay of Hazelwood, MO from a 1927 topo map.||12/18/2006||437|
|Several overlays of Columbia, MO from a 1950 topo map.||12/18/2006||531|
|This tower is the 4th tallest telecommunication tower in the world (behind CN Tower (Toronto), Ostankino Tower (Russia) and Oriental Pearl Tower (Shanghai)).|
It has an observatory on the 276m/905f level and also a revolving restaurant.
|Overlay of Grant City, MO from a 1940 topo map||12/18/2006||368|
|The Saint Petersburg TV Tower is a 310 metre high lattice steel tower in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It was built in 1962 and was the first TV tower in the Soviet Union. It is used for FM- and TV-broadcasting.|
The Saint Petersburg TV Tower features an observation platform at a height of 191 m. The tower is located at 3 Ulitsa Akademika Pavlova. The nearest metro station is Petrogra...
|Sydney Tower (formerly known as the AMP Tower, AMP Centrepoint Tower, Centrepoint Tower or just Centrepoint) is Sydney and Australia's tallest free-standing structure, as well as the second tallest observation tower in the Southern Hemisphere (after Auckland's Sky Tower). The tower stands 305 metres above the central business district. The observation deck, which is open to the public, is 250 m...||08/27/2005||708|
|Yellow Crane Tower is an historic tower, often rebuilt, that stands on Snake HillYellow Crane Tower itself is a famous tower at the bank of Yangtze River in the city of Wuhan, central China. Tourists can obtain a fine view of the Yangtze River from the top of the tower. Yellow Crane Tower is considered one of the Four Great Towers of China.||11/22/2006||431|
|Home of the Tampa Bay Devils Rays (MLB).||07/17/2006||328|
|The WITI Tower was completed in August of 1962 and was briefly the tallest free-standing tower in the world, rising 1078 feet. (Tokyo Tower had been the world's tallest, and after the construction of WITI's tower, it added additional members to regain the title.) For many years, it was the tallest free-standing tower in the United States. The Bentley Company was the foundation contractor for th...||04/15/2007||611|