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Our Lady of Victory Church, often called the Igloo Church...

wikipedia - 14 Sep 2016
Our Lady of Victory Church, often called the Igloo Church, is located on Mackenzie Road in downtown Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada. It serves a Catholic parish of the Diocese of Mackenzie-Fort Smith. It was established in the mid-1950s, around the time Inuvik was being built; the church was opened and consecrated in 1960 after two years of construction.
our lady of victory church (inuvik)

Inuvik Community Greenhouse

Atlas Obscura - 21 Aug 2017
In an old hockey rink in Inuvik, Canada, a smorgasbord of crops grows within the country's most northerly commercial greenhouse. Fruits, vegetables, and flowers flourish beneath the glow of the midnight sun, protected from the harsh Arctic elements.
our lady of victory church (inuvik)

Canada 150: From sea to sea, people and places of faith

The Catholic Register - 29 Jun 2017
Canadians from coast to coast have reason to be proud of this country as it marks its 150th birthday, and the Catholic population — about 12.8 million — can be especially proud. Long before Canada was even a country, Catholics were putting their ...
our lady of victory church (inuvik)

Great Bear Lake

Atlas Obscura - 06 Apr 2017
Our Lady of Victory Church. This house of worship in the Arctic Circle is shaped like an igloo. 68.3579, -133.7225 · Added by Erin Everywhere · The Inuvik community greenhouse was converted from an old hockey rink. Inuvik, Canada ...
our lady of victory church (inuvik)

Yakhchāls

Atlas Obscura - 01 Sep 2017
Though they look like giant clay beehives, these structures in the deserts of Persia were used to make something much more needed and much harder to come by there than honey in ancient times: ice.
our lady of victory church (inuvik)

Time for some serious thought about Inuvik's future

CBC.ca - 12 Nov 2014
The condition of Inuvik's Our Lady of Victory, commonly known as the “Igloo Church” because of its design, raises a troubling question: When a community icon starts to fade, can the rest be far behind? Inuvik has always been different, a town designed ...
our lady of victory church (inuvik)

Grave of the Mad Trapper of Rat River

Atlas Obscura - 18 Mar 2015
Our Lady of Victory Church. This house of worship in the Arctic Circle is shaped like an igloo. 68.3579, -133.7225 · Added by Erin Everywhere · collapsed pingo. Inuvik Region, Canada. The Tuktoyaktuk Pingos. Natural earth mounds formed in the far north.
our lady of victory church (inuvik)

Cathedral of St. Joseph

Atlas Obscura - 24 Apr 2015
Surrounded by vast, spectacular and brightly colored stained glass friezes crafted in Paris, the sunlight coming into the church is transformed by the multi-colored panels reaching nearly 70 feet in height. Behind the altar is the largest ceramic tile ...
our lady of victory church (inuvik)

Rila Monastery

Atlas Obscura - 08 Feb 2016
In spite of these fallbacks, followers of the church rebuilt it in the late 15th century with help from the Russian Orthodox church and high ranking officials. Even the Sultana, Mara Branković, transferred the remains of St. Ivan of Rila from Sofia to ...
our lady of victory church (inuvik)

The Dome Illusion

Atlas Obscura - 17 Dec 2012
The best way to view the illusion is to enter the church keeping your eyes low until you reach the circular marble marker that indicates the ideal vantage point for taking in the dome illusion. A second marker on the floor indicates the ideal viewing ...
our lady of victory church (inuvik)

Biosphere of Montreal

Atlas Obscura - 06 Apr 2013
As their contribution to Montreal's 1967 World's Fair Exposition the United States government commissioned architect, scientist, and well-known genius Buckminster Fuller to design a pavilion for the Canadian exhibition.
our lady of victory church (inuvik)

The Domes

Atlas Obscura - 13 Dec 2012
World's Largest Cashew Tree. -5.9787, -35.1234. Mummified bodies discovered in the crypt of the Church of St. Stephen, Ferentillo,. Ferentillo, Italy ...
our lady of victory church (inuvik)

Heliodome

Atlas Obscura - 14 Dec 2012
Living in the French countryside conjures idyllic images of a small cottage, good wines and a relaxing schedule. Eric Wasser kept the last two options open when he built his new home, the Heliodome, but traded in the wooden cottage for a futuristic ...

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