Geography project 2014

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Geography project 2014

It was named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. Erected in 1889 as the entrance arch to the 1889 World's Fair, it has become both a global cultural icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world.

Fast Facts 1.The eiffel tower took 2 years 2 months and 5 days to construct 2.The Eiffel Tower was built for the Universal Exposition celebrating the centenary of the French Revolution and as a tribute to French industry and science.3.The Eiffel tower opened March 31, 18894. The Eiffel Tower is 320 metres (1050 feet) in height and was the tallest man made structure in the world for 41 years before being surpassed by the Chrysler Building in New York.5. The Eiffel Tower is made of iron and weighs around 10000 tonnes6.there is Around 50 tonnes of paint are added to the Eiffel Tower every 7 years to protect it from rust.

Eiffel tower

This is the main site!

This is what the local food looks like.

map of the area around the tower

diagram of how the tower was Built

This is the local map!

The Eiffel Tower is widely considered to be a striking piece of structural art It was created to celebrate the anniversary of the French revolution. In total 50 engineers made 5300 blueprints, 121 workers worked at the construction site to build it and it was the tallest structure in the world until the completion of the Chrysler building in 1930.


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