washington monument dimensions:
height: 555 feet 5 1/8 inches
base width: 55 feet 1 1/2 inches
wall thickness at bottom: 15 feet
top width: 34 feet 5 1/2 inches
wall thickness at top: 18 inches
foundation depth: 36 feet 10 inches
weight: 90,854 tons
If the wind is blowing at 30 miles per hour, the monument can sway 0.125 of an inch.
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