Orinoco River Crossing
is an overhead powerline crossing for 2 220kV-circuits over Orinoco River
near Morocure in Venezuela
, west of Orinoquia Bridge
. It consists of three pylons, from which one is placed on an island in Orinoco river. Each of the pylon is 240 metres tall and equipped with three crossbars for 6 conductors. The pinnacles of the pylons are V-shaped for carrying two ground conductors. According to all available information these pylons are today after the demolition of the OMEGA-tower
in Trelew the tallest man-made structures in South America.
The width of the both span
fields are 2537 and 2161 metres.