08 August 2003, 13:39

Project of memorial to victims of Kolka glacier has been approved

In the Republic of North-Osetia ? Alania a project of the memorial to the Kolka glacier victims has been approved. A special republican commission named the winner among 19 works presented. The author of the victorious project is Taymuraz Gabuyev, a director of the art college of Vladikavkaz. A stone monument, 6 meters in height, represents a young man confined within the ice mass. It is a symbol of the youth as the main part of glacier victims were young men. The memorial will be situated at the eastern mountainside near the Kardamon Gorge entry. The monument will be mounted on the glacier descent anniversary ? on September 20.

Author: Valery Dzutsev, CK correspondent Source: Caucasian Knot

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