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U•in′ta Moun′tainsyuˈɪn tə(n.pl.)
a mountain range in NE Utah, part of the Rocky Mountains. Highest peak, 13,498 ft. (4115 m).
Category: Geography (places)
The Uinta Mountains are an east-west trending chain of mountains in northeastern Utah extending slightly into southern Wyoming in the United States. As a subrange of the Rocky Mountains, they are unusual for being the highest range in the contiguous United States running east to west, and lie approximately 100 miles east of Salt Lake City. The range has peaks ranging from 11,000–13,528 feet, with the highest point being Kings Peak, also the highest point in Utah. The Mirror Lake Highway crosses the western half of the Uintas on its way to Wyoming.
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