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Is 47,000 firkins as heavy as The Statue of Liberty?

It's about one-fifteenth as heavy as The Statue of Liberty
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The weight of The Statue of Liberty is about 603,000 firkins.
(a.k.a. Liberty Enlightening the World, a.k.a. La Liberté éclairant le monde) (total weight, including foundation)
The total weight of the Statue of Liberty, including her base is roughly 603,000 firkins. The statue was designed using an optical trick known as "forced perspective" to make the statue appear proportionally correct when viewed from its base and is, in actuality, disproportionately large at the top.
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