Curious facts about Canada that are not known to everyone

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Daria Lukyanova

2 years ago

Most often, the knowledge of many about Canada is limited to only a few facts: a maple leaf on the flag, a universal love of hockey, residents speak English and French. Let’s find out more about Canada.

Canada has a UFO landing pad

Curious facts about Canada that are not known to everyone

The UFO boom began in the 1960s, when various stories of people about meeting with unidentified objects and photographs showing this appeared. Of course, this boom did not pass Canada as well: in 1967, even a special platform was set up in St. Paul for the landing of aliens. These are the friendly and hospitable Canadians.

The site weighs 130 tons, and a time capsule was put into it on occasion. Open it in 2067 to the centenary of construction.

The deepest laboratory in the world

Curious facts about Canada that are not known to everyone

SNOLAB is a laboratory located in Sudbury, Ontario, at a depth of 2 kilometers in a nickel mine. Various studies of a neutrino particle are carried out here.

The second largest area in the world

Curious facts about Canada that are not known to everyone

Canada ranks second in terms of area after Russia, it spreads over 9 985 000 sq. Km. At the same time, the country’s territory is washed by three oceans (Pacific, Atlantic and Arctic) and is 30% covered with forests. So the country has a very harsh climate: in the summer the air warms up to + 40 ° C, and in winter the temperature drops to -45 ° C.

Canada is also a real lake region, in no country there are so many lakes, and reserves here are of stunning beauty. And Canada can also boast of its wildlife: polar bears, according to approximate estimates, live here about 16 thousand individuals, and reindeer – 2.4 million. Moose live freely in such vast forest areas, however, accidents often occur with their participation, according to statistics – about 250 a year.