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I think I mentioned the Twin Mountains as a reference to Haggard's King Solomon's Mines, in which Allan Quatermain and his party of adventurers pass through a pair of mountains known as "Sheba's Breasts." The geography in King Solomon's Mines is kind of raunchy.

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John Campbell (jcampbel) says:

I don't think that anyone who's putting a 200' granite erection between the Twin Mountains has any room to criticize anyone else's raunchy tracts of land.

Leon Arnott (l) says: Those flying beasts are in fact the exact same fell creatures that infest the glowing skies of Hell. What does this mean???
Carl Fishman (carlfishman) says:

Real-world geography has many examples of such "raunchy" labels.  My favorite being the Grand Tetons (French for "The Big Tits") in Wyoming.  (Which are also my favorite mountains for hiking in and generally admiring.)  They were named by French trappers who'd maybe been away from home too long.  Of course, a lot of exploration, and has geographical nomenclature, was done by men on long expeditions without women.  Which may be significent.

Daibhid Ceannaideach (daibhidc) says:

The Discworld has a mountain range called the Paps of Scilla. There are nine of them. Nothing else is known about Scilla, but many people have speculated.

Paul Anderson (pmanderson) says:

In this world, there are three Paps of Jura...

 

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