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Image for Calgary Stampede Grounds - Calgary, Albertaview gallery

NENE6.1 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCalgary Stampede Grounds - Calgary, Alberta

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What can I say about the Calgary Stampede that hasn't already been said? Greatest Outdoor Show On Earth? It certainly is.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/16/2016

last visited: 7/10/2009

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NENE6.9 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCalgary Chinese Cultural Centre - Calgary, AB

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The dome inside (and outside) this centre is just one of its many awe inspiring features.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 2/20/2016

last visited: never

Image for Canadian Grain Elevator Discovery Centre - Nanton, ABview gallery

SS77.1 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCanadian Grain Elevator Discovery Centre - Nanton, AB

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Nanton, a hop, skip and a jump south of Calgary, has three elevators remaining. This, the bright orange one and most southerly of the three, has been restored and turned into an interpretive centre and museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 2/20/2016

last visited: never

Image for Enterprise  - Vulcan, ABview gallery

SESE90.4 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesEnterprise - Vulcan, AB

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The town of Vulcan has capitalized on the surreptitious coincidence of Gene Roddenberry's having given Spock's home planet the same name as the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 2/20/2016

last visited: 4/25/2012

Image for Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology - Drumheller, ABview gallery

NENE107.2 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesRoyal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology - Drumheller, AB

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When Western Canadians thinks of fossils, palaeontology or dinosaurs, The Alberta Badlands, Drumheller and The Royal Tyrrell Museum are what immediately jump into their heads.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/15/2016

last visited: 9/22/2016

Image for Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump - Fort MacLeod, ABview gallery

SS148.1 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesHead-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump - Fort MacLeod, AB

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This site has been used by the Blackfoot people for nearly 6,000 years. As well as a World Heritage Site, it has been designated a National Historic Site of Canada and a Provincial Historic Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/15/2016

last visited: 9/17/2016

Image for Empress Theatre - Fort Macleod, ABview gallery

SS151 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesEmpress Theatre - Fort Macleod, AB

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Just over a century old now, The Empress Theatre was built in 1912 and underwent substantial renovations in 1937. Still a movie theatre today, it was purchased by the Fort Macleod Provincial Historic Area Society in 1982 and renovated one more time.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/15/2016

last visited: never

Image for World’s Largest Dump Truck - Sparwood, British Columbiaview gallery

SS151.3 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWorld’s Largest Dump Truck - Sparwood, British Columbia

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For 25 years, the Titan was the largest truck in the world. It is on permanent display and can be viewed from the Crownest Highway as you travel through Sparwood.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/2/2012

last visited: 6/27/2015

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SS158 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesFrank Slide - Frank, Alberta

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The Frank Slide was Canada's deadliest rock slide, occurring in the early morning of April 29, 1903 in the Crowsnest Pass community of Frank, Alberta, killing between 70 and 90 persons and burying the Frank Mine and part of the town of Frank.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/19/2015

last visited: 7/1/2014

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