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View over Paris, at dusk, from the Maine-Montparnasse tower, in center the Eiffel Tower, on the right the Dome of Les Invalides, a museum and the burial site for Napoleon Bonaparte. - Image: Benh Lieu Song

Annotated Satellite View of the Eiffel Tower using Google Earth Data.

Satellite view is showing the Eiffel Tower (Tour Eiffel), the tallest building in Paris, the capital city of France. In October 2009 the Eiffel Tower has celebrated its 120th anniversary.

The iron construction is located on Champ de Mars (mars field) close to the Seine River.
The tower was designed by Gustave Eiffel and was built between 1887 and 1889 as the entrance arch for the 1889 Exposition Universelle (World Fair).
On 15 May 1889, the Eiffel Tower opened its door to the public.

The Eiffel Tower is the most visited paid monument in the world.

Overall Height: 324 metres (1,063 ft.)

of the metal structure 7,300 tons
including non-metal components approximately 10,000 tons.

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Eiffel Tower
Eiffel Tower, Paris -
Photo: Benh Lieu Song

Google Map: Satellite View of the Eiffel Tower, Paris, France.

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Coordinates: 48° 51′ 29.88″ N, 2° 17′ 40.2″ E

previous landmark: Statue of Liberty, New York City, USA next landmark: Clock Tower (Big Ben), London, UK

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External Link:
The official site of the Eiffel Tower
The official Eiffel Tower website.
Wikipedia: Eiffel Tower
Wikipedia article about the Eiffel Tower.

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