The most northerly sand dunes on Earth

The most northerly sand dunes on Earth are found in northern Saskatchewan along the shores of Lake Athabasca in Athabasca Sand Dunes Provincial Park. The dunes stretch for more than 100 kilometres and are as much as 30 metres tall.

The world’s shortest scheduled airline flight

 

The world’s shortest scheduled airline flight lasts a mere two minutes. Loganair makes the 2.73 kilometre flight between the islands of Westray and Papa Westray in the Orkney Islands. On days with a good tailwind, the flight can be even shorter.

Canada has more lakes than any other country.

No one has ever counted all of the lakes in Canada, but it accounts for 60% of all the lakes in the world. If you’re counting lakes that are larger than 3 square kilometres in size, then the country has 31,752 of them.