When Does A Hill Become A Mountain?

And the answer is not: on its 21st birthday

Stob Dearg — A Scottish elevation of the Earth’s crust © Simon Whaley

When Randy Runtsch wrote Hot Town, Summer in the City, he questioned the definition of a town or city, and it reminded me of a similar question I tried to answer once: when does a hill become a mountain?

Definitions are interesting, and a lot of the time it’s all to do with the relationship with the…

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