Taking the measure of 12 American landmarks

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Get out your mental tape measures and see what you know about the dimensions of some of the most famous sights in the United States.

By , Staff writer

1. What is the length of George Washington’s nose on Mount Rushmore?

Washington’s nose is 21 feet long. The faces of the four presidents sculpted on the Mount Rushmore National Memorial near Keystone, N.D., are 60 feet high.

Washington’s nose is 21 feet long. The faces of the four presidents sculpted on the Mount Rushmore National Memorial near Keystone, N.D., are 60 feet high.

Washington’s nose is 21 feet long. The faces of the four presidents sculpted on the Mount Rushmore National Memorial near Keystone, N.D., are 60 feet high.

Washington’s nose is 21 feet long. The faces of the four presidents sculpted on the Mount Rushmore National Memorial near Keystone, N.D., are 60 feet high.

MELANIE STETSON FREEMAN/THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR

10 feet

 

16 feet

 

21 feet

 

30 feet

 
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