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The Statue of Liberty weighs 450,000 pounds, but only 60,000 of those pounds are made up of the copper skin that gives the statue its iconic form, the rest is accounted for by the internal steel support structure and other components.

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With an unobstructed view of the horizon, the average person with an eye height of ~5’7″ (1.7 meters) can see 2.9 miles (4.7 kilometers), a person standing 100 feet (30 meters) off the ground can see 12.2 miles (19.6 kilometers), and a person atop an incredibly high location like the 29,029 foot (8,848 meter) peak of Mt. Everest can see 209 miles (336 kilometers) to the horizon.

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