Definition, Traits, & Varieties

To mark the discharge of our latest book, Darkish Mountain: Situation 12 (SANCTUM), we will be holding a launch with a difference – a day of workshops with the book’s editors, followed by a night of shared meals, drink, dwell music and performance. As somebody who’s just a little too hooked up to owning ‘the whole collection’ of books – gazing at them lined up on the bookshelf with a sense of satisfaction that is entirely out of place in an age when all the previous certainties and securities of the material world are shifting – the entire collection of Dark Mountain books now begins to look a bit of like a graph of the final decade, monitoring the increasing disruption and variance on this planet as the books become increasingly wild and unruly in their form, size and format.

Mountains are usually less preferable for human habitation than lowlands, due to harsh climate and little stage floor suitable for agriculture Whereas 7{48938eb5d4b97d115a925fc53014e2f26fc6dad4abc5431a4eeaae94220aae92} of the land space of Earth is above 2,500 metres (8,200 ft), 13 only a hundred and forty million people live above that altitude 33 and only 20-30 million people above 3,000 metres (9,800 ft) elevation.

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