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Hobart, Australia

Maritime Museum of Tasmania

Countless expeditions have left Tasmania to explore Antarctica, but this island state has an even deeper connection with the sea.
Sydney, Australia

Sirius Building

Though considered an eyesore by some, this boxy Brutalist high-rise plays a significant role in Sydney's past.
Darwin, Australia

Darwin Oil Storage Tunnels

World War II ended before these tunnels built to protect vital oil from Japanese bombs were ever used.
Bowenfels, Australia

Big Miner's Lamp

Giant lamp houses the tourism information center.
West Bathurst, Australia

Big Gold Panner

Hopefully inspecting his tin pan for little nuggets of gold.
Hillvue, Australia

Big Golden Guitar

Monument that stands 40 feet and weighs 1,000 pounds.
East Melbourne, Australia

Captain Cook's Cottage

The 18th-century home was disassembled into 253 cases and brought all the way from the other side of the world.
Cobar, Australia

Big Beer Can

Can of beer on top of a Cobar hotel with a world record.
Tocumwal, Australia

Big Murray Cod

Fiberglass fish built in 1968 after months of fundraising.
Guyra, Australia

Big Lamb

Monument to the area's potato and lamb industries.
Namatjira, Australia

Gosse Bluff

A spectacular impact crater in the rugged heart of Central Australia.
Coffs Harbour, Australia

Big Bunch of Bananas

Roadside display for a popular fruit and vegetable stand.
Young, Australia

Big Cherries

Honoring the annual National Cherry Festival.
Adaminaby, Australia

The Big Trout

This giant trout was made by a singular fisherman who wanted to honor his local trade.
Canberra, Australia

Phar Lap's Heart

The gigantic preserved heart of a champion racehorse.
Taree, Australia

Big Oyster

Homage to the local produce now serves as a car dealer.
Goulburn, Australia

Big Merino

Three-story concrete ram with a permanent gift shop.
White Cliffs, Australia

White Cliffs

Australia's first opal field led to a mining rush in the 1890s.
Rookwood, Australia

Rookwood Cemetery

The largest necropolis in the Southern Hemisphere.
Gumeracha, Australia

The Toy Factory

A Giant Rocking Horse in Adelaide, Australia.
Cape Otway, Australia

Frederick Valentich Memorial Plaque

A plaque at the lighthouse where Frederick Valentich made his last radio contact before he vanished without a trace.
Ghan, Australia

Lambert Centre of Australia

Finding the exact middle of a giant land mass is hard to determine, but this spot managed to do the trick.
Ghan, Australia

Henbury Meteorites Conservation Park

Curious crater remnants in the middle of the Australian outback.
Parkes, Australia

Parkes Radio Telescope

Giant dish located in a sheep paddock was primary receiver of Apollo 11 TV transmissions.