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Wind River Range

[wind] /wɪnd/
noun
1.
a mountain range in W Wyoming, part of the Rocky Mountains. Highest peak, Gannett Peak, 13,785 feet (4202 meters).
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  • He continued, however, for a few days along the Wind River Range, climbing a mountain peak and naming it for himself.

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  • Beyond this, we unexpectedly came upon a vast belt of snow, extending through the Wind River Range.

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  • Stretched along in the distance at our right were the snow-clad peaks of the Wind River Range.

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  • On the night before reaching the pass, the peaks of the Wind River Range rose grandly in the northwest.

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  • Below the glaciers throughout the entire Wind River Range great numbers of morainal lakes are found.

British Dictionary definitions for Wind River Range

Wind River Range

/wɪnd/
noun
1.
a mountain range in W Wyoming: one of the highest ranges of the central Rockies. Highest peak: Gannet Peak, 4202 m (13 785 ft)
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