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The Real Greenwich Prime Meridian
London, England

The Real Greenwich Prime Meridian

Thanks to modern navigational tools we now know that the true prime meridian runs through a park next door.
51.4775, 0.0000
Greenwich Foot Tunnel
London, England

Greenwich Foot Tunnel

A 1,215-foot tunnel transports pedestrians beneath the River Thames.
51.4833, -0.0102
London, England

The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & Natural History

Shop-come-gallery from The Last Tuesday Society is a modern-day cabinet of curiosities unassumingly positioned along an urban thoroughfare.
51.5346, -0.0575
The long view of Cooper's Row
London, England

London Wall

Scattered throughout London are ancient remnants of the city's former bounding wall.
51.5108, -0.0766
London, England

Platform 9 3/4

Kings Cross Station pays tribute to its role in Britain's best-selling book series.
51.5322, -0.1240
London, England

Postman's Park: Memorial to Heroic Self Sacrifice

A quiet memorial to those who died saving others in the heart of the City of London.
51.5168, -0.0977
London, England

Wellcome Collection & Library

Curios of Pharmacist and Collector Henry Wellcome.
51.5259, -0.1339
A Nicobar Tree Shrew in the Grant Museum of Zoology
London, England

Grant Museum of Zoology

The only university zoological museum in London houses extinct animals and a Micrarium of tiny things.
51.5225, -0.1326
Interior of the Hunterian Museum
London, England

Hunterian Museum, London

The anatomical-pathological collection of a man who changed surgery.
51.5154, -0.1159
The 'Beautiful' Dirac Equation on the floor of Westminster Abbey
Deans Yd, England

Dirac Equation

The "beautiful" equation predicting the movement of all electromagnetic particles is engraved in front of Newton's tomb.
51.4994, -0.1276
Plaque marking the Texan Embassy
London, England

The Embassy of the Republic of Texas

An alleyway plaque is all that remains of the independent Texas' envoy that forgot to pay their rent for over a century.
51.5055, -0.1379
London, England

Pelicans of St James's Park

Giant, friendly pelicans in Central London, the most unlikely of places.
51.5029, -0.1301
Kryptonite-alike Jadarite
London, England

Kryptonite

Why Superman will never visit London's Natural History Museum.
51.4967, -0.1758
Taxidermy animals and a whale skeleton
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

70 million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.
51.4966, -0.1765
London, England

Clock of the Long Now: Prototype 1

A clock designed to run with perfect accuracy for 10,000 years.
51.4975, -0.1747
The Difference Engine #2 at London Science Museum
London, England

Difference Engine #2

Babbage's proto-computer, painstakingly brought to life.
51.4977, -0.1747
The Hardy Tree
London, England

The Hardy Tree

This churchyard arbor is surrounded by hundreds of gravestones placed there by author Thomas Hardy.
51.5349, -0.1309
Lindow Man, on display at the British Museum.
London, England

Lindow Man

Naturally mummified 2,000-year-old man.
51.5180, -0.1270
The Organ
Luray, Virginia

The Great Stalacpipe Organ

An organ located deep within a cave and whose "pipes" are the geological features of the cave itself.
38.6614, -78.4850
John Paul Jones Crypt
Annapolis, Maryland

John Paul Jones' Crypt

Rediscovered after a century, the father of the American Navy was reinterred in something dredged up from Davy Jones' Locker.
38.9807, -76.4818
Plaque that marks the former hospital
Baltimore, Maryland

Site of Edgar Allan Poe's Death

The site where Poe "in great distress, and ... in need of immediate assistance" likely died.
39.2929, -76.5942
Baltimore, Maryland

George Peabody Library

It's not hard to see why the historic Peabody Conservatory of Music's library has been described as a "cathedral of books."
39.2972, -76.6150
Famous marker of a Queensland farm (Flickr/marj k)
Woombye, Australia

The Big Pineapple

A giant Australian fruit and tropical farm.
-26.6698, 152.9908
Bazaar
Baltimore, Maryland

Bazaar

Crammed into a Baltimore row house is an oddities shop that sells everything from skulls to dead insects.
39.3308, -76.6297