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Greece is rich in metals such as lignite, brass, clay, marble, steel and limestone. Gold is being extracted in Chalkidiki and Olympiada (Northern Greece).

Kentucky's State Mineral is coal. Kentucky ranks as one of the top three…

From I Love Lexington, KY : Calumet Farm sunrise.

Sunrise on the Calumet Farm, Lexington, Kentucky - I didn't grow up in Kentucky, but I did have beautiful sunrise on our Farm.

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Kentucky Coal Mining Museum (Benham) - All You Need to Know Before You Go (with Photos) - TripAdvisor

Butcher Hollow, Van Lear, Home of Loretta Lynn (KY)

Butcher Hollow, Van Lear, Home of Loretta Lynn (KY)--this is literally the only sign you will see.

Pawpaw - Palooza, the fruit that SAVED Lewis and Clark | Kentucky Monthly Magazine "The pawpaw is native to most of the eastern U.S.—all the way from northern Florida to southern New York and a little bit west of the Mississippi River. ...the pawpaw is the largest edible fruit native to the U.S. and is indigenous to 26 states."

Pawpaws, the native Kentucky fruit, at the Kentucky State University Research…

Offices of The Mountain Eagle in Whitesburg, Ky., were firebombed in 1974. The paper’s publishers, Tom and Pat Gish, often wrote about local issues including the ravages of strip mining, mine safety, underfunded schools and union corruption in Kentucky. According to the paper’s website, the arson investigation eventually found that coal operators had paid a town policeman to set the fire. (Gift, Tom and Pat Gish)

Offices of The Mountain Eagle in Whitesburg, Ky., were firebombed in 1974. The paper’s publishers, Tom and Pat Gish, often wrote about local issues including the ravages of strip mining, mine safety, underfunded schools and union corruption in Kentucky. According to the paper’s website, the arson investigation eventually found that coal operators had paid a town policeman to set the fire. (Gift, Tom and Pat Gish)

Kentucky's Red River Gorge | With soaring cliffs and majestic arches, Red River Gorge is an awe-inspiring place to visit. It may be the South’s best-kept secret. | SouthernLiving.com

Kentucky's Red River Gorge

Chimney Top Rock, Red River Gorge, Slade, Kentucky - Southern Mountain Destinations for Fall - Southern Living

Black Mountain (KY)-best way to get to Black Mountain, highest mountain in KY

Black Mountain is the highest natural point in Kentucky and the Cumberland Mountains. The Cumberland Mountains are a mountain range in the southeastern section of the Appalachian Mountains.

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