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Olympic Monument at Columbus Landing


1988/92

San Salvador Island /  Olympic Monument at Columbus Landing   San Salvador Island /  Olympic Monument at Columbus Landing

Description

Cross on the spot where in 1988 the Olympic flame was brought to America for the games in Mexico. In front of the cross a pedestal with a plaque commemorating the visit of the replica of Columbus's fleet:

Inscription(s)

Text on the plaque:
THIS PLAQUE WAS PRESENTED BY
THE GOVERNMENT OF SPAIN ON THE
OCCASION OF THE VISIT OF THE
REPLICAS OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
CARAVELS ON 10TH FEBRUARY 1992
IN COMMEMORATION OF THE FIRST
LANDING ON SAN SALVADOR IN 1492

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Location N 24°0'41" W 74°31'40"

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Item Code: bs008; Added: 10 December 2006

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