Frost speculated that the inhabitants favored the mountaintop location for two reasons: to mine rich lodes of silver in the area and because the site provided panoramic views of central Vilcabamba's snowy mountain peaks, some as high as 18,000 feet (5,486 meters), which were sacred to ancient Andeans.
Throughout the Smokies you may be enticed from your car by the sight, sound, and feel of clear, cool mountain streams and waterfalls.
a mountain of disks
When you are on the top of a mountain , you see mountains all around and all is covered by a dense forest.
there's still a mountain of work to be done
Standing some 3282 ft above sea level, the mountain is one of the most remote in Scotland.
Until the 1980s, the EU simply bought any extra production and piled it up in warehouses, forming what became known as the EU ‘butter mountain ’ (‘wine lakes’ were another manifestation of the same problem).
Excellent views of the lake and Mount Aspiring can be seen from the mountain top.
Next day we trekked along a steep mountain trail to reach the rim of this vast, embracing feature.
Allium bulgarium grows wild in the woodlands and mountain slopes of Turkey and the Ukraine.