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...
Wildcat Mountain is a mountain located in Coos County, New Hampshire. The mountain is part of the Carter-Moriah Range of the White Mountains, on the east side of Pinkham Notch. Wildcat Mountain faces Carter Dome across Carter Notch to the northeast, and Mount Washington across Pinkham Notch to the west.
Wildcat Mountain has five summits—A, B, C, D, and E—along Wildcat Ridge, whic...
Katoomba, in the Blue Mountains, is about 85kms (about 52 miles) west of Sydney at an altitude of 950m (about 3,117ft). It is a major tourist attraction with its shear sandstone cliffs. The name Blue Mountains was given because of the blue haze when seen from the distance. This haze comes from sun reflecting on the minute particles of eucalyptus oil given off by the gum trees.
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...
Piton des Neiges Elevation (feet): 10700
Elevation (meters): 3070
Piton des Neiges is the highest mountain on Reunion Island. The mountain is an old, eroded volcano, situated in the geologically older north central portion of the island. Three magnificent sheer-walled cirques surround the mountain, and its summit is often capped in snow. Many trails are maintained throughout the a...
Black Mountain near Cooktown Queensland Australia . Giant piles of granite boulders are the northern sentries of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area . They are rich in feldspar, mica and horneblend and, on very hot days, rain can cause the boulders to explode.
The CSO Deep Blue is the world's largest purpose-built ultra deepwater pipelay and subsea construction vessel. It can lay flowlines and umbilicals, and support developments in water depths ranging from 75m to 2,500m.
The CSO Deep Blue has an overall length of 206.5m and a moulded breadth of 32m. It has a moulded depth of 17.8m and an operating draught of from 7.5-8.95m, with a 10...
Cheyenne Mountain, North American Air Defense Command (NORAD) headquarters.
View includes the Cheyenne Mountain Airforce Station (CMAFS, NORAD) entrance tunnel. On any given day, approximately 1,400 people work in the base inside the Mountain (they enter through the tunnel you can see, or other tunnel entrances). Note several "blacked out" areas around the base and the mountain i...
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