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Hillbrow Tower

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General Information

Function / usage: Directional radio transmitter
original use:
Observation tower
Other name(s): JG Strijdom Tower
Built: 1968 - 1971
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa

Technical Information


height 269 m
observation deck height to platform 131 m


cost of construction South African rand 2 000 000


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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0015663
Created: 27/03/2005
Last Updated: 07/10/2013