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19th Jun '18 6:08:43 PM wolftickets1969
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* ''VideoGame/{{Fe}}'' features a giant deer with trees growing on its legs and back. Later, the swamp area has what appears to be a large pulsating rock formation, which is actually the unconscious lizard queen/mother.
26th May '18 12:13:09 AM ramjet
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* Hong Kong has a mountain range, where one of the peaks is a bare exposed rock that bears resemblance to a crouching lion, especially when viewed from the Choi Hung district south of the mountain. In English it is known as the Lion Rock, but in Chinese it is translated literally to "Lion Mountain".
** Far from being just a lion-shaped rock, the Lion Rock is an integral part of the Hong Kong people's identity, known in English as [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lion_Rock_Spirit Lion Rock Spirit]], and represents the will of the Hong Kong people to strive for a better future and way of life through perseverance and solidarity in the face of adversity.

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* Hong Kong has a mountain range, where one of the peaks is a bare exposed rock that bears resemblance to a crouching lion, especially when viewed from the Choi Hung district East Kowloon districts south of the mountain. In English it is known as the Lion Rock, but in Chinese it is translated literally to "Lion Mountain".
** Far from being just a lion-shaped rock, the Lion Rock is an integral part of the Hong Kong people's identity, known in English as
[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lion_Rock_Spirit org/wiki/Lion_Rock Lion Rock Spirit]], Rock]], but in written Chinese and represents the will of the Hong Kong people spoken Cantonese, it is translated literally to strive for a better future and way of life through perseverance and solidarity in the face of adversity."Lion Mountain".
26th May '18 12:03:49 AM ramjet
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* Hong Kong has a mountain range, where one of the peaks is a bare exposed rock that bears resemblance to a crouching lion, especially when viewed from the Choi Hung district south of the mountain. In English it is known as the Lion Rock, but in Chinese it is translated literally to "Lion Mountain".
** Far from being just a lion-shaped rock, the Lion Rock is an integral part of the Hong Kong people's identity, known in English as [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lion_Rock_Spirit Lion Rock Spirit]], and represents the will of the Hong Kong people to strive for a better future and way of life through perseverance and solidarity in the face of adversity.
6th Apr '18 9:31:56 AM fobarimperius
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* There are a number of skeletons in Borderlands2 for the DLC "Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt" that tower way above the player character and sit on various mountain surfaces.
4th Apr '18 3:12:17 PM Azvolrien
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* The extinct volcano Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh resembles a lion ''couchant'' when viewed from the west; accordingly, two of the old volcano's main vents are named the Lion's Head and the Lion's Haunch.
19th Mar '18 9:05:13 AM StFan
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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 ''Comicbook/TheIncredibleHulk'' ''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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* ''WesternAnimation/SongOfTheSea'' has a rock shaped like the legendary Irish hero Mac Lir. [[spoiler: It is the actual Mac Lir, TakenForGranite due to Macha taking his emotions.]]

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* 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 Fourth Doctor episode "The Face of Evil", a gigantic carving of the Evil One's head is what taught the Sevateem what this terrifying villain looks like. Too bad for the Doctor that it had the face of Tom Baker...

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* In the [[Series/{{Merlin 1998}} 1998 miniseries]] ''[[Series/{{Merlin 1998}} Merlin]]'', miniseries ''Series/{{Merlin|1998}}'', 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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''Series/DoctorWho'': In the Fourth Doctor episode "The Face of Evil", a gigantic carving of the Evil One's head is what taught the Sevateem what this terrifying villain looks like. Too bad for the Doctor that it had the face of Tom Baker...
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* ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons''
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** The entrance to the infamous ''TabletopGame/TombOfHorrors'' [[TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons D&D]] adventure is through one of the openings in a skull-shaped cliff.

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** The entrance to the infamous ''TabletopGame/TombOfHorrors'' [[TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons D&D]] adventure is through one of the openings in a skull-shaped cliff.



* In Glorantha, the primary setting of ''TabletopGame/RuneQuest'', True Dragons are a part of the landscape of the world, forming several major mountain ranges. Even the smallest known True Dragon is dozens of miles long. Most of them are asleep, while their spirits wonder in other planes, but one in the vicinity of Kralorela acts as a guardian deity of sorts for the nation, occasionally communicating with their Emperor, who is a human with a dragon's soul.

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* In Glorantha, the primary setting of ''TabletopGame/RuneQuest'', True Dragons are a part of the landscape of the world, forming several major mountain ranges. Even the smallest known True Dragon is dozens of miles long. Most of them are asleep, while their spirits wonder wander in other planes, but one in the vicinity of Kralorela acts as a guardian deity of sorts for the nation, occasionally communicating with their Emperor, who is a human with a dragon's soul.
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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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* [[Wiki/SCPFoundation SCP-]][[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1588 1588]], "The Cliff Face"... literally, a giant face which is part ''WebAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsDigitalSeries'': At large from the beach where most of season 2's {{Beach Episode}}s happen, we can see a cliff.
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* ''Wiki/SCPFoundation'': [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1588 SCP-1588]], "The Cliff Face"... literally, a giant face which is part of a cliff.
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20th Feb '18 8:58:26 PM Sharlee
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* ''Literature/JackelianSeries'': Coppertracks captures photos of a gargantuan stone face on the neighboring planet of Kaliban. [[spoiler: It turns out to be a former energy-collecting facility from the fallen Kal civilization.]]
29th Oct '17 7:42:01 PM PaulA
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* In Creator/AndreNorton's ''Storm Over Literature/{{Warlock}}'', Shann Lantee first dreams of, and then sees, a mountain like an enormous skull. Winged creatures fly into and out of its eyeholes.

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* In Creator/AndreNorton's ''Storm Over Literature/{{Warlock}}'', ''Literature/StormOverWarlock'', Shann Lantee first dreams of, and then sees, a mountain like an enormous skull. Winged creatures fly into and out of its eyeholes.
6th Oct '17 5:35:41 PM Sharlee
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** Old-time solo adventure module "[=UK5=]: Eye of the Serpent" gets its title from this trope: from the top of the mountain where the adventure begins, a river runs down to a small lake with a single island. Viewed from the mountain's peak, the river looks like a snake.

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** Old-time solo adventure module "[=UK5=]: Eye of the Serpent" gets its title from this trope: from the top of the mountain where the adventure begins, a river that runs down to a small lake with a single island. Viewed from the mountain's peak, the river island looks like a snake.snake. There's also a cave in the adventure in which dripping mineral deposits have encased a long-ago hunter's dead body, creating a humanoid-shaped limestone formation.
5th Oct '17 12:45:51 PM Sharlee
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** Old-time solo adventure module "UK5: Eye of the Serpent" gets its title from this trope: from the top of the mountain where the adventure begins, a river runs down to a small lake with a single island. Viewed from the mountain's peak, the river looks like a snake.

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** Old-time solo adventure module "UK5: "[=UK5=]: Eye of the Serpent" gets its title from this trope: from the top of the mountain where the adventure begins, a river runs down to a small lake with a single island. Viewed from the mountain's peak, the river looks like a snake.
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