Angel of the North, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England (@ John Short/Age Fotostock)
- Anthony Gormley\s 20m steel sculpture can withstand winds of 100mph.""The wings are angled forward to create \"a sense of embrace\"
- This totem of endurance and endeavour has inspired talk of a similar project in southern England.""Are they just horsing around?
- Known locally as the Gateshead Flasher, this statue is actually a size nine when it comes to clothing.""Want to witness the proof?
- Visitors have been greeted by the imperious landmark here since it was unveiled on this day, 1998.""Where can you see it close up?