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Worst named peak on earth

Post by Ghaznavid » Wed Sep 12, 2012 10:36 am

Lets get some opinions here - what is the worst named peak in the world.

Personally I think it is a toss up between 2 Berg peaks, Titty at Cobham and Andre's Knob at Garden Castle.

Based on the following photo my vote goes to Andre's Knob:
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Re: Worst named peak on earth

Post by Chris F » Wed Sep 12, 2012 11:10 am

best or worst?

Titty is an awesome name.

There's also a Mcafee's Knob in Virginia.

And the Grand Tetons are the Great Breasts in English.

I like Macgillycuddy's Reeks in Ireland as the most random name.

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Re: Worst named peak on earth

Post by Ghaznavid » Wed Sep 12, 2012 11:18 am

Random Peak may be a slightly more random name - but "Macgillycuddy's Reeks" does sound pretty random :pirat:
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Re: Worst named peak on earth

Post by Justin » Wed Sep 12, 2012 11:35 am

Bad Marriage Mountain !?

Slightly off topic.. but Metolius (as in the gear) translates to stinking fish :)
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Re: Worst named peak on earth

Post by Ghaznavid » Wed Sep 12, 2012 11:58 am

Bad Marriage Mountain - that's pretty bad! Must be some fascinating back story there...

Citroen translates into Lemon :lol:
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Re: Worst named peak on earth

Post by Ghaznavid » Wed Sep 12, 2012 12:18 pm

Some of those are shocking! :shock:

So Fiat Punto translates to "funny pen!$"
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Re: Worst named peak on earth

Post by Chris F » Wed Sep 12, 2012 1:23 pm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Devil's_Point

Or from a more direct translation from the Gaelic name - Penis of the Demon.

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