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Great Basin

geographical name

Definition of Great Basin

  1. region W United States between Sierra Nevada & Wasatch Range including most of Nevada & parts of California, Idaho, Utah, Wyoming, & Oregon & having no drainage to ocean; contains many isolated mountain ranges (the Basin Ranges)



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Great Basin

geographical name

Definition of Great Basin

  1. region W U.S. including most of Nevada & parts of California, Idaho, Utah, Wyoming, & Oregon; has no drainage to ocean




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