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An inclined tower is a tower that was intentionally built at an incline. The world's tallest inclined tower is the tower of Olympic Stadiummarker in Montrealmarker, Quebecmarker, which stands at 574 ft (approx. 175 metres). The Puerta de Europamarker in Madridmarker is a matching pair of inclined towers.An inclined tower is used to hold the roof of Schwarzwald-Baar-Center, a mall in Villingen-Schwenningen.

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Sometimes electricity pylons of powerlines running over steep mountains are built as inclined towers. Many of such electricity pylons can be found at Hoover Dammarker and in Switzerlandmarker.

Inclined towers are also used at some aerial tramways as support pillars.

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