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Mt Rushmore

Wonder Type: Cultural
Best of: Rock Art, Sculpture
Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a sculpture carved into the granite face of Mount Rushmore. It features 60-foot (18 m) sculptures of the heads of four United States presidents: George Washington (1732-1799), Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), and Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865). The memorial park covers 1,278.45 acres (2.00 sq mi; 5.17 km2) and is 5,725 feet (1,745 m) above sea level. [More Details]
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