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Inukshuk, on Lakeshore since 2002

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Inukshuk, 30 ft tall, (meaning in the spirit and image of man.) mountain rose granite structure. These figures of stone are usualy erected by the Inuit people and are found in the Canadian Arctic. Standing along Canada’s most northern shores, it symbolizes the strength and the importance of people relationships. There are many Inukshuks on the shores our lake, as it is easy to build in few minutes. My neighbour (not an Inuit) erected one on his lawn too.

It replaced an military Lancaster Bomber B-17 airplane and Sherman tank, which stood on this spot (used to be called Battery Park) from about 1965. (another Lost Toronto story)

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Comments (92)

Yves Faucon on July 7, 2012

Jolie capture. J'aime. Amicalement. Yves.

Jaroslav Klečka on July 12, 2012

Very nice place, great and well described capture. Congratulations. I Like it. Best wishes from Ostrava, Jarda

Nelson Castrillon Ri… on July 13, 2012

Interesting. LIKE

Dr.Azzouqa on July 22, 2012

Excellent composition.


Best wishes from Jordan.


Premysl on August 5, 2012

Moc pěkně zachyceno... YSL Zdravím, Přemek

Konstantin Smirnov (… on August 6, 2012

Interesting construction:) Like 81. My kindest regards to you from Russia, Kostia

Faris Al Orfali on August 14, 2012

Excellent ... Good work .. Best Regards

L 83 ... F 13

littlexu on September 15, 2012



BritPlom on October 19, 2012

Interesting photo!


Greetings, François

Ruggero Sampieri on November 2, 2012

Bella immagine e interessante descrizione.
Like 86. Saluti, Ruggero.

Ali Tosun on January 25, 2013

interesting! good photo. I liked.

JaPi on March 23, 2014

I like this photo! - The cultures merge, so I have seen the same all over the world.
Greetings, JaPi

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on May 23, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by tor tom
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-ZS5
    • Taken on 2012/05/04 19:01:13
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 5.30mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash