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White Rim Road

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The White Rim Road is a unpaved four-wheel drive road that traverses the top of the White Rim Sandstone formation below the Island in the Sky mesa of Canyonlands National Park in southern Utah in the United States. [1]

29 relations: All-terrain vehicle, Arches National Park, Butte, Canyonlands National Park, Cold War, Colorado River, Dead Horse Point State Park, Four-wheel drive, Green River (Colorado River tributary), Hogback (geology), Introduced species, Jeep, Jeep trail, Meander, Mesa, Moab, Utah, Moses, National Park Service, Natural arch, Off-road vehicle, Side by Side (UTV), Spur route, Stream bed, United States Atomic Energy Commission, Utah, Utah State Route 279, Utah State Route 313, White Rim Sandstone, Zeus.

All-terrain vehicle

An all-terrain vehicle (ATV), also known as a quad, quad bike, three-wheeler, four-wheeler or quadricycle as defined by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a vehicle that travels on low-pressure tires, with a seat that is straddled by the operator, along with handlebars for steering control.

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park is a national park in eastern Utah, United States.

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Butte

In geomorphology, a butte is an isolated hill with steep, often vertical sides and a small, relatively flat top; buttes are smaller landforms than mesas, plateaus, and table landforms.

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Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park is an American national park located in southeastern Utah near the town of Moab.

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Cold War

The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).

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Colorado River

The Colorado River is one of the principal rivers of the Southwestern United States and northern Mexico (the other being the Rio Grande).

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Dead Horse Point State Park

Dead Horse Point State Park is a state park of Utah in the United States, featuring a dramatic overlook of the Colorado River and Canyonlands National Park.

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Four-wheel drive

Four-wheel drive, also called 4×4 ("four by four") or 4WD, refers to a two-axled vehicle drivetrain capable of providing torque to all of its wheels simultaneously.

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Green River (Colorado River tributary)

The Green River, located in the western United States, is the chief tributary of the Colorado River.

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Hogback (geology)

In geology and geomorphology, a hogback (or hog's back) is a long narrow ridge or series of hills with a narrow crest and steep slopes of nearly equal inclination on both flanks.

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Introduced species

An introduced species (alien species, exotic species, non-indigenous species, or non-native species) is a species living outside its native distributional range, which has arrived there by human activity, either deliberate or accidental.

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Jeep

Jeep is a brand of American automobiles that is a division of FCA US LLC (formerly Chrysler Group, LLC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.

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Jeep trail

Jeep trail is a term originating in the United States to designate unpaved roads designed and maintained for use solely by high-clearance four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles, regardless of the vehicle manufacturer.

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Meander

A meander is one of a series of regular sinuous curves, bends, loops, turns, or windings in the channel of a river, stream, or other watercourse.

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Mesa

Mesa (Spanish and Portuguese for table) is the American English term for tableland, an elevated area of land with a flat top and sides that are usually steep cliffs.

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Moab, Utah

Moab is a city on the southern edge of Grand County in eastern Utah in the western United States.

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Moses

Mosesמֹשֶׁה, Modern Tiberian ISO 259-3; ܡܘܫܐ Mūše; موسى; Mωϋσῆς was a prophet in the Abrahamic religions.

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National Park Service

The National Park Service (NPS) is an agency of the United States federal government that manages all national parks, many national monuments, and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations.

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Natural arch

A natural arch, natural bridge, or (less commonly) rock arch is a natural rock formation where an arch has formed with an opening underneath.

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Off-road vehicle

An off-road vehicle is considered to be any type of vehicle which is capable of driving on and off paved or gravel surface.

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Side by Side (UTV)

The side-by-side (often written as SxS) is a small 2- to 6-person four-wheel drive off-road vehicle, also called UTV (utility vehicle or utility task vehicle), a ROV (recreational off-highway vehicle), or a MOHUV (multipurpose off-highway utility vehicle).

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Spur route

A spur route is a usually short road forming a branch from a longer, more important route (typically a major road, freeway, Interstate Highway, or motorway).

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Stream bed

A stream bed is the channel bottom of a stream or river, the physical confine of the normal water flow.

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United States Atomic Energy Commission

The United States Atomic Energy Commission, commonly known as the AEC, was an agency of the United States government established after World War II by U.S. Congress to foster and control the peacetime development of atomic science and technology.

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Utah

Utah is a state in the western United States.

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Utah State Route 279

State Route 279 is a state highway in the U.S. state of Utah.

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Utah State Route 313

State Route 313 (SR-313) is a Utah state highway in San Juan and Grand Counties.

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White Rim Sandstone

White Rim Sandstone is a sandstone geologic formation located in southeastern Utah.

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Zeus

Zeus (Ζεύς, Zeús) is the sky and thunder god in ancient Greek religion, who rules as king of the gods of Mount Olympus.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Rim_Road

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