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Old January 19th, 2006, 10:55 PM   #1
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The tallest twin towers of the world

World's tallest twin towers is in Missouri City, Texas, USA.

There are two guyed 600.4 metre tall radio masts, the KTRK-TV Tower ( http://en.structurae.de/structures/d...fm?ID=s0015726) and the Fox-TV Tower ( http://en.structurae.de/structures/d...m?ID=s0015709) just approximately 30 metres apart.
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Does this arrangement has a special nickname?
Has someone photographs of this interesting ensemble?
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Old January 20th, 2006, 02:14 AM   #2
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Funny, never heard of it...Missouri of all places. The only ones come to mind are the Petronas towers.
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Old January 20th, 2006, 04:37 AM   #3
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Same. And those are freestanding structures. I don't think they count!
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Old January 21st, 2006, 07:14 PM   #4
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I always that the Twins of the WTC were the tallest Twin Towers in the world.
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Old January 21st, 2006, 10:10 PM   #5
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No one lives on that radio tower, it's just a freestanding structure in middle of nowhere. :P World Trade Center WAS the tallest twin towers in the world.
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Old January 22nd, 2006, 05:35 AM   #6
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The Petronas is now, even before the WTC was destroyed.
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Old January 22nd, 2006, 07:15 PM   #7
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I don't count spires for height, so they are not taller.
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Old January 22nd, 2006, 07:21 PM   #8
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Are the WTC towers taller than petronas to roof?

Anyway, in a few years those twins in Guangzhou will be the tallest twins
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Old January 23rd, 2006, 10:22 AM   #9
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I don't count spires for height, so they are not taller.
whatever it is, the WTC is no longer there so Petronas is the tallest twins
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Old January 23rd, 2006, 10:36 AM   #10
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Even when the WTC is still there, The Petronas is taller!
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Old January 27th, 2006, 01:36 AM   #11
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Will will just have to used diagrams to determine which is bigger.

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Old January 27th, 2006, 02:21 AM   #12
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So close, but you're right. The WTCs were taller so that's it really.

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Old January 27th, 2006, 02:40 AM   #13
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we need the same with the Guangzhou ones
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Old January 27th, 2006, 10:35 AM   #14
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whatever it is, the WTC is no longer there so Petronas is the tallest twins
yeah thats something to drink to...idiot
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Old January 28th, 2006, 03:10 AM   #15
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Technically, the Petronas Towers would be taller than 2 WTC, b/c it's actually six feet shorter, but 1 WTC would still surpass them.
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Old January 28th, 2006, 03:54 AM   #16
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Nice comeback.
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Old February 3rd, 2006, 06:48 PM   #17
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yeah thats something to drink to...idiot
that's very polite....
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Old February 3rd, 2006, 08:44 PM   #18
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yeah thats something to drink to...idiot
of course it's something to drink to...

Something which no longer exist could be taller?
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Old February 4th, 2006, 06:11 AM   #19
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Either way, the Twins were still the tallest twin towers in the world.
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Old February 4th, 2006, 12:16 PM   #20
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Any pics of these guyed masts?
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