Tory73's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
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Redcrest, California

Avenue of the Giants

One of the most scenic stretches of road in America winds between some of the country's oldest trees.
Guyra, Australia

Big Lamb

Monument to the area's potato and lamb industries.
Granum, Alberta

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

Historic site where Native American hunters once trapped and killed buffalo.
Vancouver, British Columbia

Gastown Steam Clock

A working steam clock, one of only a few in the world, located in Vancouver's Victorian Gastown.
Hillvue, Australia

Big Golden Guitar

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

Big Mosquito

Modeled after the big, ferocious Hexham Grey mosquito.
Taree, Australia

Big Oyster

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

Big Blue Heeler

Standing in celebration of where the cattle dog was bred.
Goulburn, Australia

Big Merino

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

Giant Ram

Everything about this over-size novelty animal is huge including its testicles.
Parkes, Australia

Parkes Radio Telescope

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

Big Banana

One of the first big sculptures anywhere in Australia.
West Ballina, Australia

The Big Prawn

There's nothing shrimpy about the world's largest artificial prawn.
Cowra, Australia

Japanese War Cemetery and Garden

Final resting place for hundreds of prisoners of war.
Woombye, Australia

The Big Pineapple

A giant Australian fruit and tropical farm.
Wingen, Australia

Burning Mountain

6000-year-old coal fire moves one meter per year.
Kiama, Australia

Kiama Blowhole

This massive water spout has been luring visitors for hundreds of years, some to their death.
Davenport, Australia

Devil's Marbles

Clusters of huge boulders in the Australian Outback.
Sydney, Australia

Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

Come for the flowers, stay for the bats!
Katoomba, Australia

Three Sisters

This trio of Australian rock spires may have inspired aboriginal legend or just modern tourism.
Australia

The Stromatolites of Hamelin Pool

Living fossils in this remote Australian bay provide a glimpse of what Earth might have looked 3.5 billion years ago.
Millers Point, Australia

Sydney Observatory

This historic observatory contains the world's oldest refracting lens telescope.
Cervantes, Australia

The Pinnacles

Alien rock formations grown from the sands of an Australian national park.
Fraser Island, Australia

Lake McKenzie

The only pollutant in the clear blue water is sunscreen.