Three Mountain Areas in Southwestern Wyoming.
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This report describes environmental conditions affecting military operations n the mountains of southwestern Wyoming. Originally prepared for limited distribution in 1951 as Environmental Protection Section Special Report No. 53, the material in this report has been slightly expanded and revised, and supersedes SR NO. 53 which should be destroyed. The original report was intended to evaluate the suitability of the three major mountainous areas in southwestern Wyoming as military training sites. A locality in one of these areas, Gannett Peak in the Wind River Range, was subsequently selected by the Army Ground Forces Mountain and Cold Weather Training Command as a training site. This revised report is intended to be utilized in planning training operations by Army units in southwestern Wyoming. The report discusses three predominantly mountainous areas in southwestern Wyoming and northeastern Utah between 40 degrees 30 min 43 degrees 30 minutes north latitude and 109 degrees 00 min and 111 degrees 30 minutes west longitude. For the purpose of this report the areas are called the Wyoming-Salt River Range Area, the Wind River Range Area, and the Uinta Range Area. These mountain ranges enclose the Upper Green River and Bridger Basins, high plateau basins with a general elevation of 6,500 to 7,500 feet.
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