Uinta Mountains

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U·in·ta Mountains

A range of the Rocky Mountains in northeast Utah rising to 4,123 m (13,528 ft) at King's Peak.
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Uinta Mountains

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(Placename) a mountain range in NE Utah: part of the Rocky Mountains. Highest peak: Kings Peak, 4123 m (13 528 ft)
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U•in′ta Moun′tains

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a mountain range in NE Utah, part of the Rocky Mountains. Highest peak, 13,498 ft. (4115 m).
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Orem benefits from a sufficient water supply provided by a combination of spring, well and surface water fed by the winter snows and spring rains of the nearby Uinta Mountains. The city owns the rights to spring and well water that provide about 40% of its annual demand at low cost with minimal treatment.
As much as 30 inches of snow was expected in northern Utah as weather warnings were issued for the Wasatch Mountains, the Western Uinta Mountains, Book Cliffs and Wasatch Plateau as well as the central and southern mountains, (http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765691048/Utah-under-winter-storm-warming-through-Tuesday.html) the Associated Press reported.
This elegantly appointed home located in Deer Crossing has enamoring unobstructed views of the Uinta Mountains and Deer Valley that greet you upon entering the home.
Deep snow measuring 68 centimeters also was reported to the west, in Utah's Uinta Mountains, the agency said.
The Park City mansion in Utah, listed for 8.9 million dollars, has six bedrooms, eight bathrooms, cathedral ceilings, a huge stone fireplace, hot tub, three-car heated garage, outdoor deck overlooking the Uinta Mountains, and private access to the Success Ski Trail in Deer Valley, Newsmax reports.
I recall making a quarter-mile, steeply uphill dash at 12,400 feet in an attempt to get a shot at a bull crossing a saddle in the Uinta Mountains, and the last half of that "dash" was on hands and knees.
Suitable habitat in this area, while present, appears to be fragmented and lacks connectivity with occupied habitat for this species found in the Uinta Mountains of Utah.
ABSTRACT: During the first half of the 20th century a moose (Alces alces) population gradually established itself on the North Slope of Utah's Uinta Mountains from founders in the Greater Yellow-stone Ecosystem.
And again, in what is being hailed as a "bizarre" accident, just three days later at a remote Utah Boy Scout camp in the Uinta Mountains, a bolt of lightning killed a 15-year-old Eagle Scout and injured three others as they slept.
The youngster, from a Salt Lake City suburb, was found five miles from the camp in the Uinta Mountains from where he disappeared on Friday.
Our research location was in the Spirit Lake drainage in the Uinta Mountains, Ashley National Forest, in Daggett County, Utah, USA.