World's largest axe

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Coordinates: 45°59′38″N 67°13′59″W / 45.994°N 67.233°W / 45.994; -67.233

World's Largest Axe is located in New Brunswick
World's Largest Axe
World's Largest Axe
Location of World's Largest Axe in Nackawic, New Brunswick
World's largest axe, in Nackawic, NB
Axe and Park in 2005

The world's largest axe is located in Nackawic, New Brunswick, Canada.[1]

The axe stands 15 metres (49 ft) tall and weighs over 55 tons. The axe-head is 7 metres (23 ft) wide. The concrete stump is 10 metres (33 ft) in diameter. It was commissioned, designed and built in 1991 by a company in Woodstock. There is a time capsule embedded in the head of the axe.[2]

Plaque[edit]

"The World's Largest Axe. This giant axe symbolizes the importance of the forest industry, past, present and future, to the Town of Nackawic and the Province of New Brunswick. 1991." [3]

See also[edit]

List of world's largest roadside attractions

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Town of Nackawic - Home of the World's Largest Axe". Retrieved 2009-04-05. 
  2. ^ "World's Largest Axe". Tourism New Brunswick. Retrieved 6 June 2012. 
  3. ^ Plaque

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