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Re: Great Place Names

Post by espressoself » Tue Dec 29, 2020 2:56 pm

I'm immature but I always chuckle when I see Dicker's Peck and Dundicking on maps.
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Post by Wish I lived in CO » Sun Jan 03, 2021 9:54 am

Unless I missed it, surprised no one has mentioned Iron Nipple (next to Mt. Lindsey).
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Post by Hiking_TheRockies » Sun Jan 03, 2021 10:02 am

Wish I lived in CO wrote:
Sun Jan 03, 2021 9:54 am
Unless I missed it, surprised no one has mentioned Iron Nipple (next to Mt. Lindsey).
Was thinking the same thing!
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Post by sunny1 » Sun Jan 03, 2021 11:18 am

Hell, Michigan
My brother lives in an adjacent town, has been through Hell numerous times.
When I visit him, he makes sure I go thru Hell with him. :mrgreen:
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Post by DeTour » Sun Jan 03, 2021 11:52 am

Michigan also has Paradise in the Upper Peninsula, so you can drive from Paradise to Hell in a day - or perhaps better, from Hell to Paradise.

But of Michigan’s many quaint town names, the best one is certainly DeTour.
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Post by pfiore1 » Sun Jan 03, 2021 10:05 pm

Spread Eagle [Peak] in the Wet [Mountain] Valley...I could say more but will stop there. Maybe I'll revisit and explain what happens in the wet valley when I descend on Spread Eagle. Okay, I swear I'll stop there.

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Post by SunNFun » Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:44 am

Pickens Nose and Big Butt Mtn in N Carolina

Slaughter Mtn and Blood Mtn in N Georgia

Big John Dick and Little John Dick Mtn's in N Georgia

Not what you call Mtn's in Colorado...
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Post by nunns » Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:49 am

JQDivide wrote:
Thu Dec 24, 2020 3:16 pm
Traveling across Arkansas can be an interesting journey.
What you do is start in Goobertown, head southwest toward Possum Grape. From there it’s a straight shot over to Toad Suck.
I would advise you to skip Monkey Run, it's messy. Stinking Bay is an odorous option. You could slip by Greasy Corner if you have the time.
Some quality time in Romance is always a good option. But from there it’s pretty much downhill. By way of Weiner or Bald Knob you could go through Threeway.
But if you don’t go far enough you might get stuck in Blue Ball, ain’t nobody wants to get stuck there.

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Not to mention Pickle's Gap.

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Post by rijaca » Mon Jan 04, 2021 10:20 am

Scott P wrote:
Sat Dec 26, 2020 6:14 pm
rijaca wrote:
Thu Dec 24, 2020 9:06 am
Shitamaring Creek in southern UT
Shitamaring Canyon.JPG
Perhaps you already know this, but it was named because the water acts as a laxative (really).
Perhaps.... :wink:

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Post by Wish I lived in CO » Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:53 pm

sunny1 wrote:
Sun Jan 03, 2021 11:18 am
Hell, Michigan
My brother lives in an adjacent town, has been through Hell numerous times.
When I visit him, he makes sure I go thru Hell with him. :mrgreen:
The cure for that is to take a drive up to Paradise, MI.
I look up to the mountains - does my help come from there? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth! Psalm 121:1-2
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