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on Tue Oct 04, 2011 2:40 pm

London Eye

Woodlands Junior School is in the south-east corner of England

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The world's highest observation wheel (a type of Ferris wheel).

Nearest Tube: Waterloo (Jubilee, Bakerloo, Northern) Train: Waterloo

British Airways London Eye (Millennium Wheel) stands 135 metres (443
feet) high on the South Bank of the River Thames between Westminster
and Hungerford Bridges. It is the world's highest observation wheel.

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wheel was constructed in sections which were floated up the river
Thames on barges and assembled lying flat on pontoons. Once the wheel
was complete it was raised into its upright position by cranes,
initially being lifted at a rate of about 2 degrees per hour until it
reached 65 degrees.

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The London Eye as seen from Westminster Bridge
with the London Aquarium and County Hall to the right
The total weight of steel in the Eye is 1,700 tonnes.
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