Dear \ Expensive giant: Austria built the tallest snowman for 60 thousand euros

Dear \ Expensive giant: Austria built the tallest snowman for 60 thousand euros
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The world's record tallest snowman was built in Austria. The Guinness Book of records entered the 38.04 meters tall snow giant into its pages.

The Austrian snowman even got a name - Risi. It is located in the Riesneralm ski resort. The structure was created for 60 thousand euros along with nearly 800 tons of snow. It took almost forty days to build the giant with the help of two snow cannons, an excavator and a crane.

The snowman has an unusual shape. The head of the statue is decorated with a six-meter metal cylinder filled with snow.

The previous record was held by a snowman from the United States, which was made in 2008. Its height was 37.21 meters. In 2016, China built a 34-meter snowman. It took 120 thousand cubic meters of snow to create.

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