And it's on a human scale - you can walk from one side to the other without any more problems than a whacking great hill normally presents.
For his second he inherits, from himself, a whacking budget deficit of his own making and a huge current account deficit.
Earnings per share of 107.1 cent for last year were a whacking 22 per cent ahead of market expectations.
It's a very common condition, I'm told, but usually they don't leave a whacking great scar across you when they sort it out.
Golly gosh, is that a whacking great mountain coming between Switzerland and Italy?
I used the money to make a down payment on the whacking great mortgage we had at the time.
There have been holes cut in it by Romans seeking gold, copper miners for hundreds of years afterwards and whacking great quarries riven out by the slate industry in recent times.
In his recent biggest-ever book, a whacking 500 pages long, entitled Dylan's Visions of Sin, he is making his case for Dylan as one of the great English-speaking poets.
Apparently, the reason for our seemingly inexplicable discontent is simply that our whacking great aspirations have outstripped our ability to fulfil them.
Here is what Camp Street looks like with a whacking great red Ford Falcon in the front of the shot.