Buckley AFB is home to the 2nd Space Warning Sqn which provides ballistic missile warning to Cheyenne Mountain Air Station and the 21st Space Wing at Peterson AFB.
The airfield itself is an ideal refuelling stop. It services up to 6000 military aircraft each year. An ANG F16 can be seen touching town on the E-W runway.
The 153rd Airlift Wing (AW) of the Wyoming Air National Guard occupies approximately 77 acres of leased land on the City of Cheyenne Municipal Airport (MAP), located two miles north of downtown Cheyenne, Wyoming. The mission of the 153rd AW is to deliver troops and cargo, provide aeromedical evacuation, and to airlift passengers and cargo when required. The unit currently flies the C-130H3 Lock...
Nanga Parbat, whose name means Naked Mountain, is the ninth highest mountain in the world, and the westernmost mountain of the Himalayas. Its vast snowy face is a powerful spectacle when seen from the arid Indus Valley, approaching the mountain from the west. Here the mountain towers in isolation over 22,000 feet from the valley floor.
Shambhala Mountain Center is a mountain valley retreat located on 600 acres in northern Colorado. Since 1971 the Center has offered hundreds of programs on Buddhist meditation, yoga and other contemplative disciplines. Tamed by thirty years of use as a contemplative retreat, Shambhala Mountain Center is a place where one of the basic truths of Buddhism—t...
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...
Wachusett Mountain Ski Area is a skiing resort located on the mountain Mount Wachusett in the towns of Princeton and Westminster in Worcester County of Massachusetts. It has 22 trails being serviced by 8 lifts, including 2 high-speed quads, which is unusual for a resort of its size.
Wachusett Mountain appeals mostly to commuting skiers from the nearby major cities of Boston, Mass...
Magic Mountain was an infamous amusement arcade with 2 water slides, sky cycle, mini golf, bumper boats and various video games. It was on Adelaide's premier beach at Glenelg and at the end of the main hwy, Anzac Hwy. Unfortunately the designers didn't realise in making an artificial mountain rectangular shape, it looked like a giant turd! Not surprisingly it has been demolished.
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