In the more than 80 years of Olympic torch relays, Olympic torches have been privy to sights and sounds that most humans will never get the chance to experience.

See also: How the torch made it to space

Between travels to the far north, the highest point on Earth, and even breaking the sound barrier, the Olympic torches have seemingly done it all. Here, we recount ten of the most incredible places (literal and metaphysical) that Olympics torches have ever gone.

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See also: How the torch made it to space

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