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Lūsis

Lynx

Andris Silapēteris
2010

Jēkabpils /  Lūsis   Jēkabpils /  Lūsis

Description

Bronze lynx taking a symbolic step across the river Daugava River - the fountain that throws rapids swir

Annotation

The lynx is the symbol of Jēkabpils. A local legend about the town's origin states that Duke Jakob was hunting one day but became lost. At the Daugava River he simultaneously spotted a lynx underneath a fir tree as well as a town at the same time. This image of the lynx underneath a fir tree is the town's coat of arms.

Jēkabpils - Lūsis

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Locatie (N 56°29'51" - E 25°51'56") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: lv086; Photograph: 11 July 2013
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