Idaho Geology. The Basin and Range Province. This region consists of high valleys/basins separated by ranges of mountains (basins are the dominant landform), hence the name – Basin and Range Province.
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The Basin and Range Province
This region consists of high valleys/basins separated by ranges of mountains (basins are the dominant landform), hence the name – Basin and Range Province
Most peaks are 7-10,000 feet in elevation
Deep Creek Mts.
These 4 are part of the Snake River system
The Bear River also drains this region, flowing in a U-shaped course (around Bear Lake) from Utah, through the Middle Rockies, skirting the BRP, turning south to the Great Basin of Utah, and finally emptying into the Great Salt Lake
Bear River >