Thomas Range

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The Thomas Range is a mountain range of north central Juab County of western Utah. [1] Topaz Mountain is in the southern part of the range and Spor Mountain lies to the southwest. [2] [3]

Mountain range A geographic area containing several geologically related mountains

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References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Thomas Range
  2. Tertiary Volcanic Rocks and Uranium in the Thomas Range Northern Drum Mountains, Juab County, Utah, U. S. Geological Survey Pofessional Paper 1221
  3. Utah Atlas & Gazeteer, DeLorme, 9th ed., 2014, pp. 30-1 ISBN   0899332552

Coordinates: 39°43′40″N113°07′44″W / 39.72778°N 113.12889°W / 39.72778; -113.12889 (Thomas Range)

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