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February 17, 2010

Orthodox Cross to be Planted at Southernmost Point of America


Russian Traveler Fedor Konyukhov to Set Orthodox Cross on the Southernmost Point of American Continent

February 17, 2010 

Renowned Russian traveler Fedor Konyukhov will set a worship cross at Cape Horn (Chili) to commemorate perished sailors.

The cross was made and consecrated in Bobruisk. Students of Bobruisk Art College №15 gave it as a present to Konyukhov, the local Diocese reports.

Cape Horn is southernmost tip of Tierra del Fuego archipelago located off South American mainland. Shipwrecks lie buried here.