Black Mountains


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Black Mountains

A range of the Blue Ridge Mountains in western North Carolina rising to 2,037 m (6,684 ft) at Mount Mitchell. Black Mountain College (1933-1957), an experimental school that produced many important artists, was located nearby.

Black Mountains

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(Placename) a mountain range running from N Monmouthshire and SE Powys (Wales) to SW Herefordshire (England). Highest peak: Waun Fach, 811 m (2660 ft)

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n.pl.
a mountain range in W North Carolina, part of the Appalachian Mountains. Highest peak, Mt. Mitchell, 6684 ft. (2035 m).
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"We shall see," I answered, and then we fell silent again for we were rapidly approaching the black mountains, which in some indefinable way seemed linked with the answer to our problem.
Now we swung a little north of west, leaving the valley of lost souls, and shortly I discerned over our starboard bow what appeared to be a black mountain rising from the desolate waste of ice.
How opposite are the sensations when viewing black mountains half enveloped in clouds, and seeing another range through the light blue haze of a fine day!
Gale succeeded gale, with black mountains of water hurling them selves on the Borgmester Dahl.
When he had recovered himself a little, and was able to explain the cause of his terror, he replied, in answer to my question, that we had drifted far out of our course, and that the following day about noon we should come near that mass of darkness, which, said he, is nothing but the famous Black Mountain. This mountain is composed of adamant, which attracts to itself all the iron and nails in your ship; and as we are helplessly drawn nearer, the force of attraction will become so great that the iron and nails will fall out of the ships and cling to the mountain, and the ships will sink to the bottom with all that are in them.
At noon next day, as the pilot had foretold, we were so near to the Black Mountain that we saw all the nails and iron fly out of the ships and dash themselves against the mountain with a horrible noise.
We have conducted due diligence on the project and were confident of returning it to production, says Black Mountains chief executive Rhett Bennett.
WStretching from Llandeilo in the west and the Black Mountains in the east, it covers more than 500 square miles and therefore has plenty of attractions within its boundaries.
Some of the Black Mountains Chapter Wales inside the M&P showroom
Black Mountains Smokery, Crickhowell, said a new easy-tonavigate website, designed with internet search engines in mind, was a crucial factor.
Black acrylic mountains represent the Black Mountains of South Wales with mirrored glass forming the rivers of mid Wales.
There were, essentially, three Black Mountains, each in turn composed of idiosyncratic members who rarely agreed on very much.