Black Mountain

Black Mountain, the highest road in Kentucky

Black Mountain is a mountain peak at an elevation of 1.263m (4,145ft) above the sea level, located in Harlan County, Kentucky near the Virginia border, in USA.

At 4,145 feet, Black Mountain is the highest mountain peak in Kentucky. The road to the summit is steep, paved, and very narrow. It’s called Black Mountain Ridge Road. On the summit  there are radio towers and transmitter buildings. Below the summit there’s a FAA Radar.
Pic: Idawriter [CC BY-SA 3.0  (], via Wikimedia Commons


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