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Mount Shasta

LOL...why they name it after a soda pop?

What other stupid names of geological things are there?

by Anonymousreply 12November 26, 2021 6:10 PM

Sqaw Valley

now rechristened "Palisades Tahoe"

by Anonymousreply 1November 26, 2021 3:29 PM

Squaw's Tit near Canmore, Alberta

by Anonymousreply 2November 26, 2021 3:29 PM

Wop Draw in Wyoming

by Anonymousreply 3November 26, 2021 3:31 PM

Polack Lake in Michigan

by Anonymousreply 4November 26, 2021 3:31 PM

Grand Tetons.

by Anonymousreply 5November 26, 2021 3:32 PM

Pickaninny Buttes in California's Mojave Desert.

by Anonymousreply 6November 26, 2021 3:33 PM

Wetback Tank reservoir in New Mexico.

by Anonymousreply 7November 26, 2021 3:34 PM

Old Woman Mountains -- yes, this is really a place in CA.

by Anonymousreply 8November 26, 2021 3:35 PM

“Dead Indian Mountain,” two hours west of Abilene, Texas.

Yes, Texas probably holds the record for stupid and offensive geographic place names.

by Anonymousreply 9November 26, 2021 3:40 PM

Woman Hollering Creek is also in Texas, near San Antonio.

by Anonymousreply 10November 26, 2021 4:00 PM

Don't forget former Texas governor Rick Perry's hunting lodge with the racist name near a creek with a similar name.

by Anonymousreply 11November 26, 2021 4:04 PM

The town of Aquinnah, Massachusetts, former known as Gay Head. The geographic formation still has that name.

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