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CN-Tower, Canadian National Tower, landmark, C-GNLU, Cessna 172N Skyhawk 100
- Height: 553.33 meters (1,815 feet, 5 inches), world's tallest tower.
Construction began: February 6, 1973.
Construction completed: June 1976.
Original cost: $63 million.
Earthquake standard: built to withstand an earthquake of 8.5 on the Richter scale.
Wind standard: up to 418 km/h (260 mph).
Lightning strikes: This tower averages 75 lightning strikes per year. Long copper strips run down the CN-Tower and are connected to grounding rods that are buried into the ground to prevent damage.
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- Wernher Krutein