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O Christo Redentor (Christ the Redeamer) statue, Rio de Janeiro


O Christo Redentor (Christ the Redeamer) statue, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil photo

The monument, which is 38 m (120 ft) tall and stands on Corcovado Mountain, is made of reinforced concrete and soapstone.

Constructed over a period of nine years, the sculpture was dedicated in 1931.

In 2007, it was named one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.




SOURCE: CIA.



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