World Trade Center

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The original complex
The new world trade center
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World Trade Center

  1. A complex of buildings in New York City, three of which were destroyed in the 9/11 attacks.
    • 1992 February 1, Robert O'Keefe and Bahman Ghavimi-Alagha, “The World Trade Center and the distance to the world's center”, in American Journal of Physics, volume 60, number 2, DOI:10.1119/1.17137, page 184:
      To obtain this information we contacted a source at the World Trade Center itself who provided us with a value for the height above sea-level for Tower Two of 417 ± 1 m.
    • 2001 September 12, James Bone, “When war came to America”, in The Times, number 67,242, page 1:
      The twin towers of the World Trade Center soared so majestically over the Manhattan skyline that, from the pavement below, it was hard to believe that the writhing shapes falling from the upper storeys were office workers who had jumped to escape the flames.