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|With an age of 71,000 years, SP Mountain is the youngest volcanic feature in the northern part of the San Francisco volcanic field. This basaltic andesite cone has a sharp rimmed profile, radial symmetry, and steep flanks, all characteristic of a young volcanic feature. The cone is made of bombs and lapilli. The base of the cone is 3,900 feet (1,200 m) across and 820 feet (250 m) tall. ||02/04/2006||360|
|The Fichtelberg is the highest mountain in Saxony, in Germany. His height is 1214 m. He is situated in the mountain range Erzgebirge. This mountain range has a german part and a czech part.||11/18/2006||837|
|Some placemarks in Kigali, capital of Rwanda. Including the Presidents Residence, some embassies and the famous "Hotel Rwanda". Feel free to add some comment or correct the information. I have been there in 2003 - so my memories are perhaps a little outdated...||06/16/2006||530|
|Now famous as the setting for Hotel Rwanda, the Oscar-nominated Hollywood film starring Don Cheadle as Paul Rusesabagina, the Hotel des Mille Collines has been completely restored after the genozid and is an excellent choice in Kigali. (And has one of the few pools in Kigali).|
|Heart Mountain near the Montana-Wyoming border once moved 100 kilometres in a half-hour in a catastrophic scenario during the early Eocene .|
The Mountain originally formed with the Absaroka Range, to the West, about 50 million years ago.
However, lava from deep underground slid the mountain to its present position.
The Heart Mountain block slide of northwestern Wyoming a...
Yushan is the highest mountain in the eastern Asia. It's elevation is 3952m.
Yushan National Park is located in the Central Mountain Range of Taiwan. Centering around Jade Mountain Main Peak, the park covers a vast area of over 105,000 hectares spread out over the four counties of Nantou, Chiayi, Kaohsiung and Hualien. It is a typical subtropical mount...
|Mount Jefferson is located in the Cascade Range between Mount Hood and Three Sisters.|
From USGS.gov: Mount Jefferson (3,199 meters - 10,495 feet) is a prominent feature of the landscape seen from highways east and west of the Cascades. Mount Jefferson (one of thirteen major volcanic centers in the Cascade Range) has erupted repeatedly for hundreds of thousands of years, with its ...
|One of my favorite ski resorts that's somewhere close to where I live:|
Loon Mountain is a mountain in Lincoln, New Hampshire, in Grafton County. It is in the White Mountain National Forest.
The 3,065-foot mountain may be best known for Loon Mountain ski resort, which, like most New England mountain resorts, has attempted to expand into an all-season recreation area. It hos...
|An ancient wonder in the Gros Ventre Mountain range, These lines indicating streets and avenues is part of a larger ancient city that was once located on top of this once large plateau. ||09/17/2010||327|
|Burning Mountain is a feature near Wingen, New South Wales, Australia, approximately 300km north of Sydney. It takes its name from a naturally combusting coal seam running underground through the sandstone. Burning Mountain is contained in a Nature Reserve administered by the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS). |
A gentle trail from the Park carpark to the site where smoke...
|This airfield within the Saylor Creek Air Force Range is used as a air-to-ground target for military aircraft operating from nearby Mountain Home AFB (25 miles to the northwest). ||03/18/2007||559|