grahamstewartwalker's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
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Newton Mearns, Scotland

Mearns Castle

Attached to this castle is a local church.
Mount Buffalo, Australia

Mount Buffalo Chalet

A symbol of the early days of skiing in Australia
Whitby, England

Scoresby's Polar Bear

A monument to the real explorer and bear who inspired characters in Philip Pullman's 'His Dark Materials.'
Portknockie, Scotland

Bow Fiddle Rock

Named for its similarity to the tip of a violin's bow, this striking formation was created by millions of years of erosion.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Arthur's Seat

This extinct volcano rises above Edinburgh and is special for its panoramic views over the city.
London, England

The Fourth Plinth

Originally meant to hold a statue of King William IV, this support sat empty for years. Today, it hosts a rotating cast of public artwork.
Bass, Australia

George Bass Expedition Memorial

Dedicated to a surgeon who made several natural discoveries across Australia.
Brisbane, Australia

'Emblem'

A colorful sculpture of an Australian symbol patrols an otherwise ordinary traffic island.
Brisbane, Australia

'The World Turns'

The sculpture shows a water rat turning the world upside-down, landing an elephant on its head.
Glasgow, Scotland

'Empire'

This neon sign is an homage to an Alfred Hitchcock film.
Brisbane, Australia

Hector Vasyli Memorial

A nearly lost tribute to an 11-year-old boy killed during a World War I homecoming parade.
Brisbane, Australia

Commissariat Store

Its most grisly object is a jar full of severed fingers allegedly cut off by prisoners to avoid work.
Bowen Hills, Australia

Cloudland Memorial Arch

This arch celebrates the romantic memories of those who danced at the Cloudland Ballroom.
Brisbane, Australia

Museum of Lands, Mapping, and Surveying

Its collection highlights the monumental tasks undertaken to map Queensland.
Sale, Australia

La Trobe Swing Bridge

The La Trobe Swing Bridge was the first movable bridge constructed in Victoria.
Eaglehawk Neck, Australia

Tasmans Arch

A natural rock bridge towers above the sea.
Pakenham, Australia

Mr Yakkerboo and Blue

Dedicated to a strange, local cryptid beloved by all.
Dunmore, Scotland

Elphinstone Tower

Built in the 16th century, the tower is now in ruins.
Tarra Valley, Australia

Tarra Falls

A waterfall rushing through a lush fern gully in Australia's Tarra-Bulga National Park.
Mount Macedon, Australia

Kurana Aeroplane Crash Memorial

A monument commemorating the lives lost when a plane crashed into Mount Macedon in 1948.
Wilsons Promontory, Australia

Squeaky Beach

The spherical grains of white quartz sand give every step on this Australian beach a distinctive sound.
Yanakie, Australia

Yanakie Station Cemetery

Only five people are buried in this tiny cemetery in Wilsons Promontory National Park.
St Kilda East, Australia

Glen Huntly Pioneers Memorial

Built to commemorate the lives of hopeful emigrants who died on a journey from Scotland to Australia.
Melbourne, Australia

Diana and the Hounds Fountain

A striking bronze sculpture of a Roman goddess with two hound dogs for company.