Basin Ranges
geographical name — see Great Basin

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Basin and Range — is a geologic term for a type of topography characterized by a series of separate and parallel mountain ranges with broad valleys interposed, extending over a more or less wide area. It is typified by the topography found in the Great Basin in… …   Wikipedia

  • Basin and Range Province —   [ beɪsn ənd reɪndʒ prɔvɪns], das Gebiet schmaler, lang gestreckter, meist parallel angeordneter Gebirgsketten (»ranges«) mit dazwischenliegenden meist abflusslosen Becken im Umkreis des Coloradoplateaus in den westlichen USA; umfasst das Große… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Basin and Range — Ausdehnung der Basin and Range Province Die Basin and Range Province ist eine sehr weiträumige geologische Provinz, die große Teile der südwestlichen Vereinigten Staaten und des nordwestlichen Mexikos umfasst. Bestimmendes geomorphologisches… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Basin and Range Province — ▪ region, United States       arid physiographic province occupying much of the western and southwestern part of the United States. The region comprises almost all of Nevada, the western half of Utah, southeastern California, and the southern… …   Universalium

  • Basin and Range Province — Ausdehnung der Basin and Range Province Die Basin and Range Province ist eine sehr weiträumige geologische Provinz, die große Teile der südwestlichen Vereinigten Staaten und des nordwestlichen Mexikos umfasst. Bestimmendes geomorphologisches… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Basin and Range Province — The Basin and Range Province is a large geologic province which includes parts of the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico, typified by basin and range topography.GeographyThe province extends east from the Sierra Nevada all the way …   Wikipedia

  • basin, intermontane —    A basin lying between two mountain ranges [16] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • Great Basin — geographical name 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) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Junggar Basin — ▪ basin, China Chinese (Pinyin)  Zhunga er Pendi  or  (Wade Giles romanization)  Chun ko erh P en ti,  conventional  Dzungarian Basin        extensive basin in the Uygur Autonomous Region of Xinjiang (Sinkiang, Uygur Autonomous Region of),… …   Universalium

  • Chad Basin — The Chad Basin, also known as the Lake Chad Basin, is a large lowland area in north central Africa. In all directions from the center of this area the elevation changes are gentle. The Chad Basin is an endorheic (closed) basin its water does not… …   Wikipedia

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