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Statue of Liberty

Dimensions of the Statue

By Benjamin Levine and Isabelle F. Story
National Park Service, 1961

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  Feet Inches
Height from base to torch 151 1
Foundation of pedestal to torch 305 1
Heel to top of head 111 1
Length of hand 16 5
Index finger 8 0
Circumference at second joint 3 6
Size of fingernail, 13 x 10 inches
Head from chin to cranium 17 3
Head thickness from ear to ear 10 0
Distance across the eye 2 6
Length of nose 4 6
Right arm, length 42 0
Right arm, greatest thickness 12 0
Thickness of waist 35 0
Width of mouth 3 0
Tablet, length 23 7
Tablet, width 13 7
Tablet, thickness 2 0
Height of granite pedestal 89 0
Height of foundation 65 0
Weight of copper used in statue, 200,000 pounds (100 tons).
Weight of steel used in statue, 250,000 pounds (125 tons).
Total weight of statue, 450,000 pounds (225 tons).
Copper sheeting of statue is %2-inch thick.

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