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Carcross Desert
Carcross, Yukon Territory

Carcross Desert

This tiny square mile of Canadian sand was once considered the world's smallest desert.
60.1872, -134.6947
International Cryptozoology Museum
Portland, Maine

International Cryptozoology Museum

The world's only international cryptozoology museum is host to an unrivaled collection of cryptid specimens.
43.6517, -70.2909
Mount Katahdin
Millinocket, Maine

Mount Katahdin

The highest point in Maine is a grand gift to the state citizens that also happens to be one end of the Appalachian Trail.
45.9045, -68.9223
Earth and its moon.
Houlton, Maine

Maine Solar System Model

This massive solar system model is sprawled out across Maine's suburban wilderness.
46.1262, -67.8402
Hachikō at the station
Tokyo, Japan

Hachiko

After a profound show of devotion for his master, a dog becomes the symbol of loyalty for an entire nation.
35.7180, 139.7788
Geyser, warning sign
Noboribetsu-shi, Japan

Jigokudani (Hell Valley)

A steaming, boiling hellscape sources Hokkaido's thermal baths.
42.4976, 141.1487
Mount Aso Caldera
Aso, Japan

Mount Aso Caldera

The largest volcanic caldera in Japan holds an entire city in its maw.
32.8850, 131.1042
Looking southward from the Upper Peninsula
Mackinac County, Michigan

The Mackinac Bridge

The fourth-longest suspension bridge the world, connecting one Michigan peninsula to another.
45.8160, -84.7270
Wawa Goose
Wawa, Ontario

Wawa Goose

This giant roadside goose has been hailing travelers into a small Ontario town for over 50 years.
47.9816, -84.7806
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Longitudinal Centre of Canada

This strangely specific landmark will let travelers know when they are half way there.
49.7677, -96.8097
Statue of Harry Colebourn and Winnipeg the Bear.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Winnipeg the Bear Statue

A statue in a Canadian zoo remembers the WWI origins of the beloved character Winnie-the-Pooh.
49.8678, -97.2433
Narcisse Snake Dens
Gimli, Manitoba

Narcisse Snake Dens

The largest single concentration of harmless garter snakes in the world is a writhing Canadian serpent orgy.
50.8605, -97.5674
A family near Gimli and a part of New Iceland (Archives of Manitoba)
Gimli, Manitoba

New Iceland

Icelandic settlement in Manitoba established in 1875.
50.6330, -96.9852
Paul Bunyan Statue, Bangor
Bangor, Maine

Paul Bunyan Statue, Bangor

This handsome giant is said to mark the birthplace of the mythical woodsman and even had a cameo in a Stephen King novel.
44.7879, -68.7783
A collection of West Mexican tomb figures at the Hudson Museum.
Orono, Maine

Hudson Museum

Largest institutional collection of tomb figures from Western Mexico in the United States.
44.8996, -68.6677
The house with a hedge around it
Bangor, Maine

Stephen King's House

The eccentric mansion of one the most popular horror authors of modern times.
44.8023, -68.7850