Monument of the Fallen in The Falkland Islands

In 1989 the Municipality bid for the preliminary project for the construction of a square to commemorate the war of the Falkland Islands. The work elected was carried out by the Architect...

The work performed by the Architect Pedraza, which consists of an asymetrical column emerging from the ground to generate different levels and fractures in its structure, was elected

The different levels are solved in the shape of terraces which frame the monument and the volcanic rock at its foot that symbolizes the power arising from the centre of the earth.

Every April 2, Argentines commemorate Veteran's Day of War, in each town and in every city acts are performed, and in Río Gallegos is special, for having lived the conflict. That day is a day of reflection to recognize those who participated in the War, to commemorate the recovery of that piece of Homeland.

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  • Asymetrical column emerging from the ground

    Asymetrical column emerging from the ground

Autor Pablo Etchevers Fotografo Dirección de Turismo de Rio Gallegos

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