Calaway Park near Calgary, Alberta. Calgary's de facto Amusement Park, has 1 rollercoaster, 1 log flume and several rides such as a Tilt-A-Whirl, Swinging Ship, and Bumper Cars. You can guess what the others are/=.
The Athabasca oil sands (also called the Athabasca tar sands or Alberta tar sands) are large deposits of bitumen or extremely heavy crude oil, located in northeastern Alberta, Canada – roughly centred on the boomtown of Fort McMurray. These oil sands, hosted primarily in the McMurray Formation, consist of a mixture of crude bitumen (a semi-solid form of crude oil), silica sand, clay minerals, a...
Chinook Centre is a huge mall in Calgary, Alberta.
It was once a drive-in-theatre in the 50s, but now it's a gigantic shopping destination with several dozen stores, a movie theatre with an IMAX screen. It also has a Time Capsule filled with dozens of modern things from the year 2000, and is set to open in the year 2999.
Harvest Hills Country Club and Golf Course in Calgary, Alberta.
A 9-hole course with plenty of obstacles and water (TONS!). There are 3 Par 5s, 4 Par 4s, and 2 Par 3s.
Golfers playing from the right area have a very good view of incoming and outgoing Aircraft going to and fro in the Calgary International Airport, and in some tees there are very good views of the Airport Te...
The World's strongest recorded Earthquake
At 3.40pm on 22 May 1960 Valdivia was hit by the strongest recorded earthquake in the world. The Earthquake measured 9.5 on the Richter Scale. Most of the buildings in the city were destroyed by the earth's movements or by the devasting tsunamis that followed. Not only were there catastrophic consequences in the South of Chile, the earthquake ca...
This is the Epicenter of the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that occurred on this day at 2:46:28 UTC 36 kilometrs deep. A 10cm tsunami, landslides in rural areas, a reported house collapse,that is, minor damage.