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Duke University Campus, Durham, North Carolina USA
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Duke University is situated on nearly 9,000 acres in Durham, North Carolina, just north of the capital city Raleigh. In this panorama, the 210 foot tower of the Duke Chapel, with its gothic architecture, is the most prominent building. The tower houses a 50-bell carillon. The William R. Perkins Library with the libraries of the schools of business, divinity and medicine, have over 6 million volumes, 18 million manuscripts, 168,000 electronic resources, and more than 115,000 items in its digital collections. The school has a combined student population of over 14,000 and is one of the premier academic universities in the United States. Durham, North Carolina has a population of over 200,000. Other facilities at the University include the Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Duke Chapel, Nasher Museum of Art, Duke Forest, and the Duke Lemur Center. The Sarah P. Duke Gardens are 55 acres of landscaped flowers and trees in heart of the Duke Campus. Each year more than 300,000 visitors enjoy the gardens’ five miles of walkways and more than 8,000 species and varieties of plants.
Copyright: James l. tanner
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9000x4500
Uploaded: 20/02/2012
Updated: 03/09/2014
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