Guatemala City in Municipality of Guatemala, Guatemala
Engineer Francisco Vela
R. Galeotti Torres Escultor 1980
Al conmemorarse el LXXV aniversario de la inauguración del Mapa en Relieve de la Republica de Guatemala, el Ministerio de la Defensa Nacional dispuso erigir este monumento que glorifica a su autor Teniente Colonel e Ingeniero Francisco Vela, gloria de Guatemala y orgullo para la Escuela Politécnica.
Guatemala, Octubre de 1982
R. Galeotti Torres, Sculptor 1980
In order to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the inauguration of the Relief Map of the Republic of Guatemala, the Ministry of National Defense erected this monument, which glorifies its author, Lieutenant Colonel and Engineer Francisco Vela, glory of Guatemala and pride of the Guatemalan Military College.
Guatemala, October 1982
Location. Touch for map. The marker is near the small museum at the Relief Map of Guatemala at the end of Avenida Simeon Cañas. Marker is in this post office area: Guatemala City, Guatemala 01002, Guatemala. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Engineer Claudio Urrutia M. (a few steps from this marker); Lieutenant Colonel and Engineer Francisco Vela (within shouting distance of this marker); General Francisco Morazán (approx. 1.1 kilometers away); First Autonomous University in Guatemala (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Jocotenango Park (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Yurrita House (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); The Mexican Fountain at El Cerrito del Carmen (approx. 1.5 kilometers away); First Council of the City of Guatemala (approx. 1.5 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guatemala City.
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