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Augusto Ferreira Ramos

 
 
Augusto Ferreira Ramos Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 12, 2009
1. Augusto Ferreira Ramos Marker
Inscription.

Engenheiro Brasilero
que idealisou e realisou
o Caminho Aéreo
1912 - 1913

English Translation:
The Brazilian Engineer who envisioned and created the aerial tramway.
 
Erected by Companhia Camaniho Aéreo Pão de Açúcar.
 
Location. 22° 57.068′ S, 43° 9.891′ W. Marker is in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro. Marker can be reached from the intersection of the Caminho Aéreo and Morro da Urca. Click for map. Marker is outside the entrance to the Urca Mountain (Morro da Urca) cable car (aerial tramway) station. Marker is in this post office area: Rio de Janeiro 22291-060, Brazil.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cristovão Leite de Castro (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); CCAPA (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Christ the Redeemer Monument (approx. 3.6 kilometers away); Copacabana Fort (approx. 4.6 kilometers away); APA das Pontas de Copacabana e Arpoador (approx. 4.6 kilometers away); Praça 15 de Novembro (approx. 5.4 kilometers away); Ordem Terceira do Carmo Church (approx. 5.5 kilometers away); João Cândido Felisberto Memorial (approx. 5.5 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Rio de Janeiro.
 
Also see . . .
Augusto Ferreira Ramos statue with display of vintage cable cars on Urca Mountain image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 12, 2009
2. Augusto Ferreira Ramos statue with display of vintage cable cars on Urca Mountain
 Wikipedia entry for Augusto Ferreira Ramos. In Portuguese. (Submitted on January 11, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 
 
Additional keywords. Aerial tramway; teleférico; Sugar Loaf Mountain; Urca Mountain; Morro da Urca.
 
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Photographs of the Caminho Aéreo construction workers: 1912-1913. image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 12, 2009
3. Photographs of the Caminho Aéreo construction workers: 1912-1913.
Cable car returning to Praia Vermelha station (Rio) from Urca Mountain image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 12, 2009
4. Cable car returning to Praia Vermelha station (Rio) from Urca Mountain
View of Rio from Urca Mountain near marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 12, 2009
5. View of Rio from Urca Mountain near marker
Corcovado Mountain above helicopter pad, upper right.
View from Urca Mountain toward <i>Pão de Açúcar</i> (Sugar Loaf Mountain). image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 12, 2009
6. View from Urca Mountain toward Pão de Açúcar (Sugar Loaf Mountain).
 
 
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