World’s Largest Crosses

As so often seems to be the way with claims of “World’s Largest”, there’s a certain amount of jostling for the top slot – regardless of who should rightfully be in it. Most often described as the World’s Largest Cross is the one in Effingham, Illinois. Unfortunately it isn’t covered on Google Maps, but Microsoft have a view of the area.1 Bizarrely, on the day this image was taken the cross appears to have donned some sort of invisibility cloak, but take my word for it, at 60.3 m high it just ain’t that big. Over in Groom,…

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