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Big ben


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Big ben

  1. 1. Big BenBig BenKatalashkin Roman Form: 5B Teacher: Samokhina Y.M.
  2. 2. Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London,
  3. 3. and often extended to refer to the clock and the clock tower, officially named Elizabeth Tower, as well.
  4. 4. The clock tower rises to 98 meters above the Thames.
  5. 5. Big Ben has a height of 320 pounds.
  6. 6. Big Ben is not the name of the tower clock but the 13-tonne bell hanging inside.
  7. 7. The hands of Big Ben are made of sheets of copper and iron.
  8. 8. The clock tower was named Elizabeth Tower in tribute to Queen Elizabeth II in her Diamond Jubilee year (2012) to mark her 60th year on the British throne.
  9. 9. Big Ben is most impressive atBig Ben is most impressive at nightnight..
  10. 10. Every year Big Ben is visited by millions of tourists.
  11. 11. Big Ben is a symbol of London.
  12. 12. Big Ben has four faces look at all sides of the world.
  13. 13. Thank you! Кatalashkin Roman!!!