But the principal game was taken in the mountain country west of the continental divide.
Somewhat common in the pine woods on the continental divide.
Going over the continental divide while the snow makes a dog team useful.
It was necessary to get near enough to the top of the continental divide so that we could cross it the next day.
There is no road across the continental divide, and all trips in the mountain region must be by trail.
It extends to Nebraska, and is found east of the continental divide far north in British America.
It stands not in but immediately in front of the continental divide, whose near-by ruggedness is tremendously impressive.
Activity was constant during these years all along the continental divide.
Commonly a high wind strikes the western slope of the continental divide a little below the altitude of eleven thousand feet.
Right on the crest of the continental divide appeared the northern group of mining camps.
|continental divide |
A region of high ground, from each side of which the river systems of a continent flow into different continental-scale drainage basins. ◇ In North America, the Continental Divide is a series of mountain ridges stretching from Alaska to Mexico, marking the separation of drainage basins that empty into the Pacific Ocean or Bering Sea from those that empty into the Arctic or Atlantic Oceans or the Gulf of Mexico.
An imaginary geographic line defined by the fact that water poured on one side of it would ultimately flow into the ocean on one side of a continent, while water poured on the other side of the line would flow into the ocean on the other side of the continent.
Note: In North America, the continental divide is located in the Rocky Mountains.