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Black Mountains:

see Appalachian MountainsAppalachian Mountains
, mountain system of E North America, extending in a broad belt c.1,600 mi (2,570 km) SW from the Gaspé Peninsula in Quebec prov., Canada, to the Gulf coastal plain in Alabama. Main sections in the system are the White Mts., Green Mts.
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peak, 6,684 ft (2,037 m) high, W N.C., in the Black Mts. of the Appalachian system; highest peak E of the Mississippi River.
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Texas-based mining company Black Mountain Metals has acquired the Lanfranchi nickel mine in Western Australia from Australian nickel miner Panoramic Resources for A$15.1 million.
Only in America could an art school be imagined as a form of utopia, yet that is precisely how Black Mountain College (1933-1956) lingers in the memory.
HUNDREDS of tonnes of heather cuttings and crushed stone are being airlifted by helicopter to the top of the Black Mountains' highest hill in a bid to repair a damaged peat bog and a popular walking route.
May 2-5, Talgarth Walking festival - guided walks and events in and around Talgarth and the Black Mountains, www.talgarthwalkingfestival.org ?
"The incredible Midlake make their long-awaited Green Man debut as the latest mouth-watering addition to what promises to be a truly classic line-up in the Black Mountains.
What about a trial Lesson at the Black Mountains Gliding Club, Talgarth?
It is in a lovely south-facing valley opposite a nature reserve and at the foot of the Black Mountains.
LACE up your boots for a trek up the Black Mountains for cancer nurses.
WELSH international Yanto Barker believes the Iron Mountain Sportif and Tour of the Black Mountains this year will be both a great family event as well as being a huge test for the most experienced riders.
There is something for every level of walker, whether you are happy trekking all day across the tops of the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons or would rather keep to paths and the lower slopes.
The two event organisers, Bill Owen, founder of the Iron Mountain Sportif, and Nick Bourne, organiser of the Tour of the Black Mountains, have merged their events under the Festival's banner.