Keep your drone away from these US landmarks
The new rules
From 5 October, unless permission has been gained from the US authority, drone hobbyists can face criminal charges and prosecution for flying their devices too close to these landmarks.
Statue of Liberty National Monument
Location: New York
The Statue of Liberty is one of the US' most well-known monuments, a gift from France in the 1800's.
Boston National Historical Park
Location: U.S.S. Constitution, Boston, MA
This landmark area was the site of one of the major battles of the American revolution.
Independence National Historical Park
Location: Philadelphia, PA
This park holds the Liberty Bell alongside museums and the Independence Hall.
Location: Folsom, CA
The Folsom Dam, located in California, is 340 ft high and 1,400 ft long.
Glen Canyon Dam
Location: Lake Powell, AZ
Located in Arizona, the Glen Canyon Dam is the major water storage facility of the Colorado River Storage Project (CRSP).
Grand Coulee Dam
The Grand Coulee Dam generates 21 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity each year, enough to power 2.3 million households.
Location: Boulder City, NV
The well-known Hoover Dam, when operating at full power, can supply enough energy for a city of 750,000 million people through the use of 17 generators.
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial
Location: St. Louis, MO
The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, based in St. Louis, Missouri, is a memorial to Thomas Jefferson.
Location: Keystone, SD
Mount Rushmore is a monument to former US Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln.
Location: Shasta Lake, CA
The Shasta Dam spans the Sacramento River in California and holds a 4.55 million acre-foot reservoir.