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Description : The Peace Tower is the most prominent part of the buildings. It replaced the 55-metre Victoria Tower, burned in the 1916 Parliament Hill is a scenic location on the banks of the Ottawa River in downtown Ottawa, Canada. Its Gothic Revival suite of buildings serves as the home of the Parliament of Canada. The best known building is the Centre Block, with its prominent Peace Tower, a national symbol. The richly... Parliament Hill fire; the current tower is 92.2 metres tall.
The Peace Tower Carillon has 53 bells totalling 53,424 kg (60tons). The biggest bell weighs 10,080 kg (11tons) and the smallest one weighs 4.5kg (10lbs).

The base of the Peace Tower contains Books of Remembrance listing all of Canadas war dead; a page is ceremoniously turned in each book every day at 11 oclock. The books are housed in the white Marble This page is about the metamorphic rock. For the game with little glass spheres - see marbles. Marble is metamorphosed limestone, composed of fairly pure calcite (a crystalline form of calcium carbonate, CaCO3). It is extensively used for sculpture, as a building material, and in many other applications. Faux marble... marble Memorial Chamber, a room built to honour the Canadians who have died in military battle.

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