Mount Carmel (Hebrew: הַר הַכַּרְמֶל, Har HaKarmel Har ha Karmell (lit. God's vineyard); Greek: Κάρμηλος, Kármēlos; Arabic: الكرمل, Kurmul or جبل مار إلياس Jabal Mar Elyas 'Mount Saint Elias') is a coastal mountain range in northern Israel stretching from the Mediterranean Sea towards the southeast. Archaeologists have discovered ancient wine and oil presses at various locations on Mt. Carmel. The range is a UNESCO biosphere reserve and a number of towns are located there, most notably the city of Haifa, Israel's third largest city, located on the northern slope.
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... The community of Mount Carmel was founded in the 1830s and 1840s with the arrival of Irish settlers who had initially resided in the vicinity of Pickering ... kilometers (1.25 miles) east of the present site of the hamlet on Mount Carmel Drive ... Mount Carmel became a local stage coach stop, providing a means to transport farm products and passengers to both nearby Dashwood and the new railway station at nearby Parkhill ...
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