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Washington Monument Reflection

The Washington Monument is a large, tall, sand-colored obelisk near the west end of the National Mall in Washington, D.C. It is a United States Presidential Memorial constructed to commemorate the first U.S. president, George Washington. The monument, made of marble, granite, and sandstone, is both the world's tallest stone structure and the world's tallest obelisk, standing 555 feet 5.5 inches in height.


This photograph was taken from across the Reflecting Pool on the grounds of nearby Lincoln Memorial.


Photo by Kevin Borland. Portions of text derived from Wikipedia.

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Taken on November 9, 2008