Uinta Mountains

/yooh in"teuh/
a mountain range in NE Utah, part of the Rocky Mountains. Highest peak, Kings Peak, 13,498 ft. (4115 m).

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Mountain range, south-central Rocky Mountains, U.S. They extend east more than 100 mi (160 km) from the Wasatch Mountains across northeastern Utah and slightly into southwestern Wyoming.

Many of the range's summits exceed 13,000 ft (4,000 m), including Kings Peak (13,528 ft [4,123 m]), the highest point in Utah.

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▪ mountains, United States
      segment of the south-central Rocky Mountains, extending eastward for more than 100 miles (160 km) from the Wasatch Range across northeastern Utah and slightly into southwestern Wyoming, U.S. Many of the range's summits exceed 13,000 feet (4,000 m), including Kings Peak (13,528 feet [4,123 m]), the highest point in Utah. The mountains are a headstream region for the Provo, Bear, and Duchesne rivers and include parts of the Ashley, Wasatch, and Uinta national forests. The Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation lies to the south.

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  • Uinta Mountains — geographical name mountain range NE Utah see Kings Peak …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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