Canada's northern latitude makes it an ideal place to catch the aurora borealis. Created when charged particles from the sun collide with Earth's upper atmosphere, auroras vary in color from red to green to blue and vary in shape from drapes to arcs to bands.

Aurora Borealis

Canada's northern latitude makes it an ideal place to catch the aurora borealis. Created when charged particles from the sun collide with Earth's upper atmosphere, auroras vary in color from red to green to blue and vary in shape from drapes to arcs to bands.
Photograph by Robert Postma, My Shot

Canada Photos

See photos of Canada (including the aurora borealis, Trinity Bay, Niagara Falls, and Banff) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

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