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Big Ben, Westminster, London. – The Clock Tower is 316 feet high and 40 feet square. The Clock has four dials each 22 1/2 feet in diameter, the minute hands 14 feet long, the hour hand stands 9 feet. The hours are struck on the famous bell "Big Ben" which weighs 15 1/2 tons and whose resonant note is broadcast throughout the World.

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Westminster (London, England), Westminster Palace (London, England), Historic sites, Capitols, Big Ben (Tower clock), Clock towers

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