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Spacing Satellite: Necropolis Know-How

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Remember driving in the car as a kid and holding your breath every time you passed a cemetery? Well, we think you can safely peruse this page without turning blue. Can you figure out which Toronto cemetery this is? Take the Satellite Challenge! We’ll update you later today.

UPDATE:If you guessed Park Lawn Cemetery – as the majority of voters seemed to do – then you were correct! Park Lawn is part of a group of six non-denominational cemeteries. Started in 1892, Park Lawn currently has approximately 22, 000 graves. One of the largest sites in Toronto, it stretches from Bloor and Prince Edward, east to Old Mill Terrace, and south to Glenaden Avenue East.