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NOAA Study Uses Latest Tech to Compute Updated Washington Monument Height

16 February 2015, 12:19 pm

Washington Monument

Using new international measurement standards and technology not available in the past, NOAA's National Geodetic Survey has calculated the official architectural height of the Washington Monument to be 554 feet 7 11/32 inches—a highly precise measurement that makes it eligible for inclusion in official registers of the world's tallest structures. NOAA's NGS provides the framework for all positioning activities in the nation.

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