Are there two pools at 9/11 memorial?

Memorial Pools The focal points of the Memorial are two pools, each nearly an acre in size, that sit in the footprints of the former North and South Towers. The pools contain the largest manmade waterfalls in North America, each descending 30 feet into a square basin.

How deep is the pool at the 9/11 memorial?

The pits, 192 feet by 192 feet and 30 feet deep, are lined in black granite—black as death. Water cascades down the four walls and disappears into a square hole in the center of the pool. The effect is quite beautiful—and the sound of the cataracts effectively masks the noise of the surrounding city.

Are the reflecting pools where the towers were?

The memorial is located at the World Trade Center site, the former location of the Twin Towers that were destroyed during the September 11 attacks….

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Where are the 9/11 pools located?

The 9/11 Memorial is located at the site of the former World Trade Center complex and occupies approximately half of the 16-acre site. The Memorial’s twin reflecting pools are each nearly an acre in size and feature the largest man-made waterfalls in North America.

Are the 9/11 pools the same size as the Twin Towers?

Each nearly one acre in size, the pools mark the original footprints of the twin towers and are the centerpieces of the memorial. They opened to the public a decade ago.

Where are 9/11 victims buried?

Sixty-four individuals who died at the Pentagon were buried at Arlington, and 57 of them were interred in Section 64, their headstones facing the Pentagon about 1,100 feet (340 m) away to the southeast (visible through a few trees).