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Daugavpils

P67
(entrance of the town)

Kaija

The Seagull - Чайка

graphic designer of the Dairy Plant Felster
1976

Daugavpils /  Kaija

Description

Place name sign with a large steel seagull with a wingspan of over 30 meters.

Inscription(s)

DAUGAVPILS
1275

Annotation

The monument is built to commemorate the 700th anniversary of the town. The reason why a seagull is chosen as a symbol is not known, Daugavpils is not a maritime city - the nearest sea is about 200 km away.

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Location (N 55°55'28" - E 26°28'51")

Item Code: lv090; Photograph: 11 July 2013
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