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Big Horn Mountains

 

a mountain range in the Rocky Mountains of the USA. Length, about 200 km. The highest point is Cloud Peak, 4,015 m. Its relative height above the level of the Great Plains plateau is 1,200–1,500 m. The axial part is complex, with Precambrian granites, and there are sedimentary rocks of Paleozoic and Mezozoic origin along the edges. The vegetation is mountain-steppe, mountain-pine, and fir forest, and also subalpine sparse forests. On the 400,000 hectares there are national forests, used for recreation and tourism.

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They were drinking out of big horns, and their long hair hung down their backs.
And now we are back at Fort Paxton once more, after a forty-day scout, away up as far as the Big Horn.
Here the mountain ridge which divides Wind River from the head waters of the Columbia and Spanish Rivers, ends abruptly, and winding to the north of east, becomes the dividing barrier between a branch of the Big Horn and Cheyenne Rivers, and those head waters which flow into the Missouri below the Sioux country.
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Saddle up at Paradise Guest Ranch; grab a steak at the excellent Occidental Hotel; or hike in the Big Horns.
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They're bringing Poor White Trash And The Little Big Horns to the Edinburgh Festival next month.