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23rd Jan '17 11:38:47 PM Ninja857142
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* ''VideoGame/ChildOfLight'' has the sentient variant in Magna, a giant on whose back reside the [[NiceMice Bolmus Populi]]. The Populi are a race of travelling merchants, whose business thrives thanks to Magna's provision of transportation.
6th Jan '17 8:36:33 AM SeptimusHeap
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** On a similar note, in ''Discworld/SmallGods'', Om directs Brutha to head towards a tall, erosion-shaped rock that looks... [[FreudWasRight very unexpected, really]]. Apparently the wind god has a rather crude sense of humor.
*** Likewise, The Burial mound of the King of Elves in ''Discworld/LordsAndLadies'' as well looks like a person -- at least, a specific ''part'' of a person -- and leaves [[DirtyOldWoman Nanny Ogg]] curious to see if it is [[FreudWasRight to scale]].

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** On a similar note, in ''Discworld/SmallGods'', Om directs Brutha to head towards a tall, erosion-shaped rock that looks... [[FreudWasRight very unexpected, really]].really. Apparently the wind god has a rather crude sense of humor.
*** Likewise, The Burial mound of the King of Elves in ''Discworld/LordsAndLadies'' as well looks like a person -- at least, a specific ''part'' of a person -- and leaves [[DirtyOldWoman Nanny Ogg]] curious to see if it is [[FreudWasRight to scale]].scale.
4th Jan '17 2:16:09 AM 59Efra
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* In the ''ComicBook/{{Superlopez}}'' story ''All Against One, One Against All'', the BigBad's secret lair is revealed to be a skull-shaped island. Complete with CaveMouth. [[HiddenInPlainSight Right off the shore of a local beach]]. So of course the Supergroup fail to get the clue and waste their time horsing around on the beach while the Big Bad prepares to engage them.
1st Jan '17 11:02:39 PM ZombieAladdin
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* In ''VideoGame/PaperMarioColorSplash'', Fortune Island, true to its pirate theme, has a stone hill shaped like a skull jutting out into the ocean nearby.
30th Oct '16 8:35:27 PM Sharlee
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* In Michael Reaves' ''The Shattered World'', one of the FloatingContinent fragments is carved into the shape of a robed wizard. In the sequel, ''The Burning Realm'', a mountain on Tamboriyan resembles a regal woman on a throne, although it's unclear if it was carved that way or if it's natural.
19th Oct '16 3:34:01 PM DonDrumpf
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* ''VideoGames/CityOfHeroes'' has the island of Cap au Diable, named for an oddly-shaped mountain which resembles a pair of horns.
26th Sep '16 11:04:21 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'', the Land of Iron's signature landmark is the Three Wolves, a mountain that is shaped like 3 wolves' heads.

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* In ''Comicbook/TheIncredibleHulk'' #261 Hulk battles the Absorbing Man on EasterIsland. The Absorbing Man absorbs the Earth itself, but then Hulk bashes him into the sea, where he becomes a small, man-shaped island.
* In some Marvel stories featuring The Mole and Monster Island, the mountain that leads to his underground lair resembles a monstrous face (complete with CaveMouth).

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* In ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'', the Land of Iron's signature landmark is the Three Wolves, a mountain that is shaped like 3 wolves' heads.

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* In ''Comicbook/TheIncredibleHulk'' #261 Hulk battles the Absorbing Man on EasterIsland. The Absorbing Man absorbs the Earth itself, but then Hulk bashes him into the sea, where he becomes a small, man-shaped island.
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* In some Marvel stories featuring The Mole and Monster Island, the mountain that leads to his underground lair resembles a monstrous face (complete with CaveMouth).



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* ''Film/KingKong'':
** Several fictional homages to the original ''Film/KingKong1933'' have taken Skull Island's name literally, depicting either its central mountain peak or the actual shoreline as skull-shaped.
** In Creator/PeterJackson's ''Film/KingKong2005'', numerous rock outcroppings surrounding Skull Island are carved to resemble snarling ape-faces.
* In ''Film/TheHobbitAnUnexpectedJourney'', after being rescued by the Eagles, the dwarves' party is set down on a mountaintop resembling the head of a bear.
* Gargantuan carvings of kings, both human and dwarf, appear in other Creator/PeterJackson [=LotR=] films.
* In ''Film/GeorgeOfTheJungle'', Ape Mountain is [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin a mountain shaped like a gorilla head]].
* In ''Film/ConanTheBarbarian2011'', the villains stage a necromantic ceremony inside a rock formation that's shaped like a screaming skull.

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* ''Film/KingKong'':
''Film/KingKong'':
** Several fictional homages to the original ''Film/KingKong1933'' have taken Skull Island's name literally, depicting either its central mountain peak or the actual shoreline as skull-shaped.
skull-shaped.
** In Creator/PeterJackson's ''Film/KingKong2005'', numerous rock outcroppings surrounding Skull Island are carved to resemble snarling ape-faces.
ape-faces.
* In ''Film/TheHobbitAnUnexpectedJourney'', after being rescued by the Eagles, the dwarves' party is set down on a mountaintop resembling the head of a bear.
bear.
* Gargantuan carvings of kings, both human and dwarf, appear in other Creator/PeterJackson [=LotR=] films.
films.
* In ''Film/GeorgeOfTheJungle'', Ape Mountain is [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin a mountain shaped like a gorilla head]].
head]].
* In ''Film/ConanTheBarbarian2011'', the villains stage a necromantic ceremony inside a rock formation that's shaped like a screaming skull.

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* When ''Series/SesameStreet'' visited Hawaii, Big Bird spent a lot of time looking for Mount Snuffleupagus; a mountain shaped like, well, a Snuffleupagus.
* In the [[Series/{{Merlin 1998}} 1998 miniseries]] ''[[Series/{{Merlin 1998}} Merlin]]'', the Rock of Ages is a sentient mountain resembling a man lying half-buried in the ground. Merlin asks it to hold Excalibur [[ExcaliburInTheStone until a worthy wielder appears]].

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* When ''Series/SesameStreet'' visited Hawaii, Big Bird spent a lot of time looking for Mount Snuffleupagus; a mountain shaped like, well, a Snuffleupagus.
Snuffleupagus.
* In the [[Series/{{Merlin 1998}} 1998 miniseries]] ''[[Series/{{Merlin 1998}} Merlin]]'', the Rock of Ages is a sentient mountain resembling a man lying half-buried in the ground. Merlin asks it to hold Excalibur [[ExcaliburInTheStone until a worthy wielder appears]].



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* In the casual game ''VideoGame/{{Drawn}}: Trail of Shadows'', one of the painted worlds is home to a mountain-sized stone giant with huts built on its shoulders. Events in-game have saddened it, so a slender waterfall of tears streams from its gargantuan eye.
* In ''VideoGame/IcewindDale'', the dungeon of Dragon's Eye is much in the shape of a dragon's head, hence the name.
* In the fourth ''VideoGame/{{Azada}}'' casual game, a path leads up a hill shaped like a giant canine.

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* In the casual game ''VideoGame/{{Drawn}}: Trail of Shadows'', one of the painted worlds is home to a mountain-sized stone giant with huts built on its shoulders. Events in-game have saddened it, so a slender waterfall of tears streams from its gargantuan eye.
eye.
* In ''VideoGame/IcewindDale'', the dungeon of Dragon's Eye is much in the shape of a dragon's head, hence the name.
name.
* In the fourth ''VideoGame/{{Azada}}'' casual game, a path leads up a hill shaped like a giant canine.



** ''VideoGame/PokemonSnap'' has two of these: a rock formation in the shape of a Kingler in the Beach stage, and a Dugtrio-shaped mountain range in the Valley stage. These are two of the Pokémon signs present in the game: photographing them is essential to reach the secret final stage.

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** ''VideoGame/PokemonSnap'' has two of these: a rock formation in the shape of a Kingler in the Beach stage, and a Dugtrio-shaped mountain range in the Valley stage. These are two of the Pokémon signs present in the game: photographing them is essential to reach the secret final stage.



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* [[Wiki/SCPFoundation SCP-]][[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1588 1588]], "The Cliff Face"... literally, a giant face which is part of a cliff.

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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheMagicSchoolBus'' about erosion, the class's trip along a mountainside triggered a series of rockfalls and stream-diversions that re-shaped the terrain to resemble a human figure.
* The ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' episode "Memories of Boom Boom Mountain", in which the titular mountain is living, has a face, and cries boulders. A female mountain, also with a living face at its peak, appears as well.

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* [[Wiki/SCPFoundation SCP-]][[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1588 1588]], "The Cliff Face"... literally, a giant face which is part of a cliff.

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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheMagicSchoolBus'' about erosion, the class's trip along a mountainside triggered a series of rockfalls and stream-diversions that re-shaped the terrain to resemble a human figure.
figure.
* The ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' episode "Memories of Boom Boom Mountain", in which the titular mountain is living, has a face, and cries boulders. A female mountain, also with a living face at its peak, appears as well.



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* Several actual terrain features, such as Mount Carmel in Connecticut or the mesas at Sibley Peninsula in Ontario, are nicknamed "Sleeping Giant" for their resemblance to a prone human figure.
* The "Old Man of the Mountain" was a granite feature in the White Mountains of New Hampshire which, until the formation collapsed in 2003, resembled a human profile.

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* Several actual terrain features, such as Mount Carmel in Connecticut or the mesas at Sibley Peninsula in Ontario, are nicknamed "Sleeping Giant" for their resemblance to a prone human figure.
figure.
* The "Old Man of the Mountain" was a granite feature in the White Mountains of New Hampshire which, until the formation collapsed in 2003, resembled a human profile.


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11th Aug '16 10:57:34 PM Sharlee
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* Chicken Ridge from ''[[VideoGame/NancyDrew The White Wolf of Icicle Creek]]'' looks just like you'd expect from the name, at least when it's covered in snow.

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* Chicken Ridge from ''[[VideoGame/NancyDrew The White Wolf of Icicle Creek]]'' looks just like you'd expect from the name, at least when it's covered in snow. In ''The Creature of Kapu Cave'', 3 Finger Rock actually does look like a trio of human digits ... although such stubby ones, they might better have called it 3 ''Toe'' Rock.
13th Jul '16 7:17:37 AM MrNickelodeon
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* The entrance to ''Ride/SkullIslandReignOfKong'' at [[Ride/UniversalStudios Universal's Islands of Adventure]] is themed as a giant rock formation that closely resembles King Kong.
19th Jun '16 9:59:23 AM AndyLA
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** ''VideoGame/PokemonSnap'' has two of these: a rock formation in the shape of a Kingler in the Beach stage, and a Dugtrio-shaped mountain range in the Valley stage. These are two of the Pokémon signs present in the game: photographing them is essential to reach the secret final stage.
* ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry'': DK Island is shaped like Donkey Kong's head.
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