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The Igloo Church.
Inuvik, Northwest Territories

Our Lady of Victory Church

This house of worship in the Arctic Circle is shaped like an igloo.
68.3579, -133.7225
Château Laurier, looking like a European castle.
Ottawa, Ontario

Château Laurier

The mastermind behind this palatial hotel perished on the Titanic weeks before its grand opening.
45.4249, -75.6949
Comox-Strathcona K, British Columbia

Hornby Island Bald Eagle Nest Camera

Webcam that broadcast the hatching of Bald Eagles to millions of viewers.
49.5117, -124.6674
The Moss Lady.
Victoria, British Columbia

Moss Lady

Greenery cloaks this serene sculpture inspired by the famous Lost Gardens of Heligan.
48.4138, -123.3657
collapsed pingo
Inuvik Region, Northwest Territories

The Tuktoyaktuk Pingos

Natural earth mounds formed in the far north.
69.0578, -134.3694
Pyramide des Ha! Ha!
Saguenay, Québec

Pyramide des Ha! Ha!

Despite its name this unique art piece was established to commemorate a tragic flood.
48.3155, -70.8583
Lake Manitou. (Steven Cohen/Atlas Obscura)
Manitowaning, Ontario

Manitou Lake

Lake within a lake.
45.7536, -81.9474
Goats on the roof.
Coombs, British Columbia

Old Country Market

This quirky countryside store is known for the goats that hang out and eat the grass on its roof.
49.3054, -124.4225
Fresque des Québécois
Québec City, Québec

The Murals of Quebec City

A contemporary fresco movement illustrates the region's rich history.
46.8107, -71.2035
Historical "Farine Five Roses" sign on a cold winter night
Montreal, Québec

Farine Five Roses Sign

Two thirds of this Montreal neon icon has survived to flash another day.
45.4919, -73.5512
Laval Abandoned Drive-In
Laval, Québec

Laval Abandoned Drive-In

This haunted corpse of a drive-in is now a graffiti-covered ruin.
45.5774, -73.7536
Montreal, Québec

Standing wave at Habitat '67, Montreal

Futuristic apartment blocks are the backdrop for Montreal surfers hangin' ten on the Habitat '67 standing wave.
45.5002, -73.5419
Wreck of 'The Riversdale'  windjammer at lowtide
Courtenay, British Columbia

Royston Shipwrecks

At least 14 twice-retired ships were sunk to make a lovely rusting breakwater in Comox Harbour.
49.6581, -124.9429
Mission, British Columbia

Plane Wreck of Heritage Park

Mysterious wreckage of a small plane has been lodged in this tree since at least 1971.
49.1380, -122.2885
Qualicum Beach, British Columbia

Old Country Market

This country market harbors goats on its roof.
49.3055, -124.4230
Salmon running thicker than water
Thompson-Nicola, British Columbia

Adams River Salmon Run

Every four years, millions of salmon fill a river so densely that its waters appear deep crimson.
50.9242, -119.6387
Looking in from the Pandora St. entrance.
Victoria, British Columbia

Fan Tan Alley

The narrowest street in Canada was once a spot for dastardly doings, now a historic piece of Chinatown.
48.4293, -123.3683
Saint-André-du-Lac-Saint-Jean, Québec

Trou de la Fée - Protected Bat Cave

This three-chambered cave is the only protected natural bat hibernaculum in Quebec.
48.3746, -71.9722
One of the many headstones with statue
Montreal, Québec

Notre-Dame-de-Neiges Cemetery

Canada's largest graveyard boasts a lot of noteworthy artifacts as well as its own computerized mapping service.
45.4982, -73.6108
Montreal, Québec

Biosphere of Montreal

Designed by Buckminster Fuller, this relic of the 67 Expo survived fire and ice.
45.5190, -73.5342
Habitat 67
Montreal, Québec

Habitat 67

This 1967 experiment in modular architecture was designed to be a new model for urban living.
45.4998, -73.5437
Li Grand Zombi
New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans' Historic Voodoo Museum

A snapshot of the "real" history of New Orleans.
29.9598, -90.0639
Self-Portrait over the Wave (On the high point)
Marble Canyon, Arizona

The Wave

Rippling sand dunes frozen in the Arizona rock.
36.9961, -112.0061
Bad Schussenried, Germany

Steinhausen

This Rococo church is known as the most beautiful village church in the world, and does not disappoint.
48.0286, 9.6943