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February 18 2009 4 18 /02 /February /2009 21:30
 Have you seen this picture before ?

What is it and where is it ?

If you know the answer, click on "add comment" to send it. Hurry up, the first one to come up with the right answer will be the winner.

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It IS Mount Rushmore National Memorial indeed.

Well done Sonia (10C) ! Now can you, or anyone else, name the 4 people carved in the mountain (in the right order, of course) ? Don't forget to click on "Ajouter un commentaire" to send your answer.

Well done Juliana, is is the national memorial of 4 American Presidents : George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt.  Each head is about 60 feet high.
The construction of the memorial began in 1927. The rock was so hard that more than 90 % of the mountain was carved using dynamite ! The faces of the presidents were carved one after the other.
Mount Rushmore is one of the most visited monuments in the United States.

A special thank-you to Mme Monin and Juliana (10C) who both answered the question correctly. Congratulations !

Next picture will be posted on Tuesday.
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George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln were carved on this mount because they were the presidents the most outstanding of the American History
<br /> Well done, Juliana !<br /> <br /> You weren't as quick as Mme Monin, but you are the WINNER !<br /> Congratulations!<br /> <br /> <br />
the 4 people carved in the mountain are (left/right) :GEORGE WASHINGTON, THOMAS JEFFERSON, THEODORE ROOSEVELT AND ABRAHAM LINCOLN.(found in http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mont_Rushmore)
<br /> Well, well, well, what a surprise !<br /> You've got the right answer, good for you,  but you aren't a pupil, are you ? Too bad , but thanks for taking part anyway Madame Monin.<br /> <br /> <br />
Cette photo représent le Mount Rushmore National Memorial (mémorial Nationale) situé prés de la ville de Rapid city dans l'Etat américain du dakota sud.
<br /> Well done Sonia ! <br /> You have won for this time but next time you'll have to answer in English ! <br /> Congratulations anyway.<br /> You'll have your award on Thursday.<br /> <br /> <br />


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