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Summer rain storm, D.C.
A summer rain storm in Washington, D.C.
(Memorial Continental Hall)


What is acid rain?
What about buildings?
How do you recognize limestone and marble?
How does acid precipitation affect marble and limestone buildings?
Where can we see the effects of acid precipitation?
What are we doing about acid rain?

A Field Guide to Buildings in Our Nation's Capital

The Capitol Building
The Peace Monument
The Grant Memorial
Botanic Gardens Building
Jefferson Memorial
Lincoln Memorial
Capital Gatehouse
Organization of American States Building
DAR - Constitution Hall
DAR - Memorial Continental Hall
Corcoran Gallery
Renwick Gallery
Federal Triangle Buildings
Washington Monument

Map of All Sites on the Tour [102 K image]
Glossary of Geologic and Architectural Terms
Further Reading
What Type of Rock is It?

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