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Owned by the city of Paris, the Eiffel Tower is one of Europes most famous landmarks. It was designed by Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, a French engineer who also help create the statue of liberty. Eiffel was born in Dijon, France on December 15, 1832. His tower ways about 7,300 tons stands 986 feet hi and is recognized worldwide. Have you thought of climbing the Eiffel Tower. Where your walking shoes. It has 1,665 steps!

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Owned by the city of Paris, the Eiffel Tower is one of Europe's most famous landmarks. It was designed by Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, a French engineer who also helped create the Statue of Liberty. Eiffel was born in Dijon, France, on December 15, 1832. His tower weighs about 7,300 tons, stands 986 feet high and is recognized worldwide. Have you thought of climbing the Eiffel Tower? Wear your walking shoes. It has 1,665 steps!


Article by Gary Hopkins
Education World® Editor in Chief
Copyright © 2004 Education World

08/20/2004
 

 

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