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Earthquake Repair: Surveyors Checking Height Of Washington Monument

Surveyors are checking to make sure that the Washington Monument is still 555 feet, 5 1/8 inches tall.

11/07/2013

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Washington Monument Didn’t Sink After Earthquake

Government surveyors have found that the Washington Monument did not sink further into the ground as a result of last year’s 5.8-magnitude earthquake.

08/22/2012

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