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WASHINTON, DC - 14 August 2010 - The Washington Monument is an obelisk near the west end of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., built to commemorate the first U.S. president, General George Washington. The monument, made of marble, granite, and sandstone, is both the world's tallest stone structure and the world's tallest obelisk, standing 555 feet 5 1/8  inches (169.294 m). Builing on the monument started in 1848 and was completed in 1884..Picture: Ryan Eyer/Allied Picture Press

WASHINTON, DC - 14 August 2010 - The Washington Monument is an obelisk near the west end of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., built to commemorate the first U.S. president, General George Washington. The monument, made of marble, granite, and sandstone, is both the world's tallest stone structure and the world's tallest obelisk, standing 555 feet 5 1/8 inches (169.294 m). Builing on the monument started in 1848 and was completed in 1884..Picture: Ryan Eyer/Allied Picture Press

Credit: Ryan Eyer/Allied Picture Press
Date: 14 Aug 2010
City/Location: Washington
Country: United States
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