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Whitehorse, Yukon Territory

Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre

Home to a full cast of the largest woolly mammoth ever recovered in North America. 
Washington, D.C.

Water Gate at the Watergate Complex

Before Nixon, "watergate" meant canals.
Boston, Massachusetts

The Great Spring

A tiny plaque marks the location of the water source that facilitated the birth of modern-day Boston.
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Banzai Cliff

Where hundreds of Japanese civilians committed suicide to avoid being captured by American soldiers during WWII.
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Bird Island Beach

A gorgeous gem on the ocean.
San Roque, Northern Mariana Islands

Abandoned La Fiesta Mall

Once a popular hangout spot this huge mall was left to ruin after economic crash.
Garapan, Northern Mariana Islands

Old Japanese Lighthouse

An abandoned lighthouse off the beaten path, one of the few surviving pre-World War II Japanese structures, offers a beautiful view.
Garapan, Northern Mariana Islands

Old Japanese Jail

This spooky jail once controlled by the Japanese military now sits abandoned on a remote Pacific island.
Inuvik, Northwest Territories

Inuvik Community Greenhouse

Canada's most northerly commercial greenhouse was once a hockey arena.
Portland, Oregon

Kelly Butte Civil Defense Center

Portland had a unique approach to Cold War-era protections.
Inuvik, Northwest Territories

Our Lady of Victory Church

This house of worship in the Arctic Circle is shaped like an igloo.
Northern Mariana Islands

House of Taga

This collection of fallen standing stones were once the supports of an ancient stone home.
San Jose, Northern Mariana Islands

Taga Beach

A crystal clear beach surrounded by beautiful coral reefs.
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Abandoned Pacific Barrier Radar III

This abandoned radar site is slowly being taken back by the jungle, its mission cut short by the end of the Cold War.
Palmer, Alaska

Musk Ox Farm

An Alaskan livestock farm devotes itself to harvesting wool from creatures that once ran with mammoths and sabertooth tigers.
Mount Hood, Oregon

Mount Hood

Despite a legend that says this highest peak in Oregon was climbed in high heels scores of people have died on its slopes.