Most of the world's caesium is in a lake in Manitoba The best-known use of this element is in caesium-based atomic clocks — which are so accurate they would only be off by two seconds over a 65 million year lifespan. It's also used as a lubricant for large drilling projects. The world's richest deposit of caesium (roughly two-thirds of it) is at Bernic Lake, Manitoba.
Steep Rock is located about 2 hours north of Winnipeg on the shores of Lake Manitoba. This picture was taken by Darren Fast of Winnipeg, Manitoba - You can see more of his amazing photos at: http://www.solaltaphoto.com/
The Viking, Gimli, Manitoba. It's fitting that a town with the largest Icelandic population outside of Iceland boasts a 15-foot tall Viking statue. He stands by Lake Winnipeg as a monument to the first European explorers in Canada.