Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — Southeast Region (Coastal)
Augusto Ferreira Ramos
que idealisou e realisou
o Caminho Aéreo
1912 - 1913
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. Touch 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rio de Janeiro.
Also see . . . 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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