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Seattle is the northernmost major city in the contiguous United States, and the largest city in the Pacific Northwest and the state of Washington. (source)

he Space Needle is a tower in Seattle, Washington and is a major landmark of the Pacific Northwest region of the United States and a symbol of Seattle. It was built for the 1962 World's Fair. The Space Needle is 184 m high at its highest point and 42 m wide at its widest point and weighs 9,550 tons. When it was completed it was the tallest structure west of the Mississippi River. It is built to withstand winds of up to 89 m/s and earthquakes of up to 9.1 magnitude. The tower also has 25 lightning rods on its roof to prevent lightning damage. (source)


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