Cruz del Tercer Milenio

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Cruz del Tercer Milenio

Cruz del Tercer Milenio (Spanish for "Third Millennium Cross") is an 83 metre tall, 40 metre wide, concrete cross located at the top of El Vigía hill in Coquimbo, Chile. Construction began in 1999 and it was completed in 2001. It sits 197 metres above sea level. It is considered the tallest monument in South America.[citation needed]

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Coordinates: 29°57′08″S 71°20′51″W / 29.95222°S 71.34750°W / -29.95222; -71.34750