Mano de Desierto

Mano de Desierto is a statue as high as 11 meters with a very unique shape, namely a very large hand-shaped. The statue is located in the Atacama Desert in Chile, 75 km to the south of the city of Antofagasta, on the Panamerican Highway.

The statue was built by Chilean sculptor Mario Irarrázabal at an altitude of 1,100 meters above sea level, with a combination of iron and cement. The statue was financed by the Corporacion Pro Antofagasta, a local booster organization, and was inaugurated on March 28, 1992.

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