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The Monument of pioneers of diamond fields and tof creators
Монумент первооткрывателям алмазных месторождений
The monument was opened on October 12, 1970. Near entry into the city against located the 24-meter obelisk was made as a geological structure of a diamondiferous kimberlite tube which tend direct into the Yakut sky. The octahedron cut at the height of 17, 5 m on one of obelisks’ wall, was made by concrete and smalt is a symbol of that precious mineral for quarry of which in Siberian taiga was established the city Mirnyi – the diamond capital of our Homeland.
Authors: the architect E. Yermolaev, the engineer E.Temnikov, the artist Yu.Kafengauz, with the assistance of K. Korotkin, V. Soldatenko.
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