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Vancouver, British Columbia

Stanley Park

"Girl in a Wetsuit" is what happens when a sculptor has to find a way around a 100 year old copyright.
49.3026, -123.1259
Custer, South Dakota

Crazy Horse Memorial

The world's largest mountain carving could fit all of Mount Rushmore inside it many times over.
43.8368, -103.6244
The McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory.
Sells, Arizona

McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope

The biggest solar telescope in the world helps reveal the secrets of our sun.
31.9584, -111.5947
Dragoon, Arizona

The Thing

What is the Thing?
32.0428, -110.0417
Ciudad Juarez, Mexico

La Equis (The X)

A giant "X" symbolizes the blood spilled from the brutal Juarez drug wars.
31.7368, -106.4730
Roswell, New Mexico

International UFO Museum and Research Center

A museum dedicated to the alleged Roswell Incident.
33.3936, -104.5228
Galveston, Texas

S. S. Selma

A decaying concrete oil tanker served as a disposal location for bootleg hootch.
29.3441, -94.7868
Birmingham, Alabama

Statue of Vulcan

A 58-foot tall statue of the god of fire looks out over Birmingham, Alabama.
33.4918, -86.7955
Lacus Curtius in the Roman Forum
Rome, Italy

Lacus Curtius

A mysterious chasm in the heart of the ancient Roman Forum, the Lacus Curtius was once believed to be a gateway to hell.
41.8925, 12.4853
Rome, Italy

Sculpture of Giovanni Paolo II

A sculpture serving as an homage to Pope John Paul II.
41.9015, 12.5004
Seoul, South Korea

War Memorial of Korea

Home to more than 13,000 pieces of war memorabilia and military equipment.
37.5295, 126.9647
Jumbo Kingdom
Hong Kong

Jumbo Kingdom

A colossal floating restaurant built to look like a ancient Chinese imperial palace.
22.2434, 114.1619
Shelley Street and Elgin Street intersection
Hong Kong

Central-Mid-Levels Escalators

The world's longest outdoor covered escalator system transports commuters through Hong Kong's hilly terrain.
22.2837, 114.1548
A guillotine from the war
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

War Remnants Museum

Artifacts and memories from the Vietnam war, located in a place that experienced it first hand.
10.7791, 106.6926
Coop's Shot Tower
Melbourne, Australia

Coop's Shot Tower

This historic Melbourne bullet factory is fully encased in a massive glass and steel cone.
-37.8101, 144.9628
Royal Botanic Gardens
Sydney, Australia

Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

Come for the flowers, stay for the bats!
-33.8646, 151.2198
Big Mosquito in Hexham, Australia. (Wikimedia Commons)
Hexham, Australia

Big Mosquito

Modeled after the big, ferocious Hexham Grey mosquito.
-32.8333, 151.6899
Stockton, Australia

The Nobbys Gunpowder Tunnels

A series of gun powder chambers currently hidden from view within Nobbys Headland in Newcastle, Australia.
-32.9186, 151.7983
Memorial to the Mt. Erebus crash
Auckland, New Zealand

Waikumete Cemetery

Home to the unidentified remains of the 1979 Mt. Erebus Disaster.
-36.9099, 174.6507
Johannesburg South, South Africa

Ponte Tower

Tallest residential building in Africa is an unsettling Brutalist monolith.
-26.2737, 28.0591
Tomb of Columbus in Seville Cathedral
Seville, Spain

Tomb of Christopher Columbus

The final resting place of the great navigator, or maybe his brother.
37.3857, -5.9938
Madrid, Spain

Fountain of the Fallen Angel

Commonly acknowledged as the only public monument to the Devil himself.
40.4111, -3.6825
Ronda, Spain
Ronda, Spain

Ronda, Spain

Three bridges, two historical sections of city, and one giant canyon make up this fantastic Spanish settlement.
36.7404, -5.1644
Winston Churchill Ave. runs across the Gibraltar Airport runway.
Gibraltar, Gibraltar

Gibraltar Airport

Single runway interrupted by a busy road that cuts across its middle.
36.1512, -5.3500