Intimidating names for places

Lawrence which are strong enough to affect the ability of trees near the shore to grow. There's also a community in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (USA) with that name; its derivation comes from a tavern sign. It is also the name of a ghost town in Okanogan County, Washington.

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One might think you'd be "fortunate" here in Nepal, especially if one had a safe landing - as its only airport's 527 meter-long single runway runs "uphill" and "downhill" by some 82 meters (269 ft) from end to end.

In 1882, the name of the community was changed to Mars from Overbrook since the railroad already had a stop with the name "Overbrook".

A shop in India that was a British colony during World War II against Hitler.

The owner wanted attention and did not understand the political connotation when he chose the name. A palindromic-sounding settlement established near Dillingham, Alaska, following the 1918 flu pandemic and part of present-day Dillingham.

The name derives from the practice of counting noses at the orphanage.

Okla DOT uses this town, nearly in Arkansas but close enough to the State of Kansas as to be confusing, as a control city.

Local lore tells of a waning crescent moon that descended to plow furrows in farmer's fields with its sharp cusp but killed many excited witnesses who cursed and praised the Moon's early morning activities.

A small lake in the US state of Maine, with the third longest name in the USA.

I wonder if someone grew brain trees there, because the Braintrees will blind the weary driver — New England has two of these (one in Massachusetts and one in Vermont) with a "new" one in one of those states. Climax is a hamlet in the town of Coxsackie, Greene County, New York, United States. To their surprise, two farmers in NSW were able to purchase a farm in this locality, so they named it Come By Chance.

A village in Spain, whose name means "slayer of Jews" or "kill Jews". Should be twinned with Katzenhirn (German for "cat brain"), a town in Germany just over five kilometers east of Mindelheim. Nick doesn't consider another island, nearly "dead-center" in the Pacific, that's spelled differently, but pronounced just about the same. There is also a Come By Chance in Canada, which literally "lived up to its name" for two workers there in 2018.

Also the last sentence in a very long bad pun, but since a trail almost connects it and "his" home of Katahdin, be careful around Pamola, as "his" form is partly described in the first two syllables.

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