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)

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  • Great Basin —   [ greɪt beɪsn], Großlandschaft im Westen der USA, Großes Becken …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Great Basin — vast inland region of the W U.S., between the Sierra Nevada & the Wasatch Mountains: the rivers & streams flowing into this region form lakes which have no outlet to the sea: c. 200,000 sq mi (517,998 sq km) …   English World dictionary

  • Great Basin — The Great Basin is a large, arid region of the western United States. Its boundaries depend on how it is defined. Its most common definition is the contiguous watershed, roughly between the Wasatch Mountains, in Utah and the Sierra Nevada, that… …   Wikipedia

  • Great Basin — a region in the Western U.S. that has no drainage to the ocean: includes most of Nevada and parts of Utah, California, Oregon, and Idaho. 210,000 sq. mi. (544,000 sq. km). * * * ▪ region, United States also called  Great Basin Desert  distinctive …   Universalium

  • Great Basin — Nordamerikanische Wasserscheiden (Großes Becken orange markiert) verschiedene Definitionen des Großen Beckens Das Große Becken (engl. Great Basin) ist eine trocke …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Great Basin — Grand Bassin (Amérique) Désert du Grand Bassin Le Grand Bassin (Great Basin en anglais) est un désert. C est une région de montagnes, de bassins sédimentaires et de hauts plateaux de l ouest des États Unis. La région offre une grande variété de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Great Basin — Great′ Ba′sin n. geg a region in the western U.S. that has no drainage to the ocean: includes most of Nevada and parts of Utah, California, Oregon, Wyoming, and Idaho. 210,000 sq. mi. (544,000 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

  • Great Basin — noun A large arid area of western United States of America …   Wiktionary

  • Great Basin — Nevada national park …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Great Basin — /greɪt ˈbeɪsən/ (say grayt baysuhn) noun a region in the western US, without drainage to the sea, including most of Nevada and parts of Utah, California, Oregon, and Idaho. About 2012 km long …   Australian English dictionary

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