ECCENTRIC ORBIT


Fly Off To Beautriful Portmarnock!

THE SOUTHERN CROSS MONUMENT

Is dedicated to Charles Kingford Smith ’s completion of the circumnavigation of the globe in 1930

from Portmarnock beach to NewYork, in the aeroplane:

The Southern Cross.  

The monument was designed by Remco Dfouw and Rachael Joynt

Two and a half metre high with a circumference from 2 metres, weighing eight tons

built from limestone.  The bronze needle points directly to the North Star.

(If the surrounding ground was marked it could be used as a sundial)


Potrmarnock pano

               

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