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Black Rock, Blackrock or Black Rocks may refer to:

Places

Australia

  • Black Rock, Victoria, a suburb of Melbourne
  • South Black Rock (Tasmania), small island off north-west Tasmania
  • Black Rock, South Australia, a hamlet on the Black Rock Plains at the intersections of the roads connecting Peterborough, Jamestown and Orroroo, in the States mid-north

Canada

  • Blackrock Mountain, Alberta
  • Black Rock, Colchester County, Nova Scotia
  • Black Rock, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia
  • Black Rock, Kings County, Nova Scotia
  • Black Rock, Victoria County, Nova Scotia
  • The Black Rock, a monument to Irish typhoid victims in Montreal

China

  • Black Rock Peak, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province

Ireland

South Georgia, (Southern Atlantic)

Saint Kitts

  • Black Rocks (Saint Kitts), a notable rock formation on the northeastern coast of the island

United Kingdom

  • Black Rock (Brighton and Hove), an area near Brighton Marina
  • Black Rocks (Derbyshire), England
  • Black Rock Gorge, through which the Allt Graad flows in Scotland
  • Black Rock crossing of the River Severn, at Portskewett, Monmouthshire

United States

(ordered by state)

Buildings and structures

  • Black Rock Airport, New Mexico
  • Blackrock Castle, in Blackrock, Cork
  • Blackrock Clinic, in Blackrock, Dublin
  • Black Rock Dam (Schuylkill River), Pennsylvania
  • Blackrock railway station, in Blackrock, Dublin
  • Black Rock Halt railway station, near Criccieth, Wales; closed in 1976
  • Black Rock, nickname for the CBS Building in New York City
  • Black Stone, a Muslim object of reverence in Mecca
  • Lapis Niger (Latin: "Black Stone"), ancient shrine in Rome
  • The Black Rock, a memorial to Irish typhus victims in Goose Village, Montreal
  • The BlackRock Center for the Arts, in Germantown, Maryland

Fiction

    • Blackrock (film), 1997 Australian film based on the play
  • Black Rock (2012 film), a 2012 film starring Katie Aselton, Lake Bell, and Kate Bosworth
  • Black Rock Shooter, a Japanese media franchise
  • Blackrock (comics), adversary of Superman's in DC Comics
  • G. B. Blackrock, character in the Transformers comic book series
  • Black Rock, a ship on the TV show Lost
  • Blackrock clan from the fantasy universe of the Warcraft series
  • Blackrock Mountain, a mountain in the Warcraft universe, mostly seen in World of Warcraft

Other uses

  • An alternative name for psychedelic soul
  • Black Rock (band), dance production duo from France
  • Blakroc, a 2009 collaboration project between the band The Black Keys and a number of hiphop and R&B artists
  • Black Rock (hen), variety of domestic chicken
  • Blackrock (geology), type of limestone
  • Black Rock (James Blood Ulmer album), 1982
  • Black Rock (Joe Bonamassa album), 2010
  • Blackrock Rugby Festival, a schools' rugby festival hosted by St. Mary's School in Nairobi, Kenya

See also

  • Black Hill (disambiguation)
  • Black Hills (disambiguation)
  • Black metal
  • Black Mountain (disambiguation)
  • Black Mountains (disambiguation)
  • Black Stone (disambiguation)
  • Blackstone (disambiguation)
  • Blackstones (disambiguation)
  • All articles beginning with Black Rock (including articles beginning with Black Rocks)
  • All articles beginning with Blackrock

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