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The Great Basin is defined by the fact that it has no outflowing streams to sea. It is a basin that overlays a large part of the Colorado Plateau. A significant portion of its physical geography, what is known as the basin and range country, has been created by a stretching and thinning, east/west, of the earth’s continental plate producing a series of north/south ridges created by the dropping valleys between them.

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