Rocky Mountains (Rockies) - Everything you need to know
With a length of 4,800 km/3,000 miles, the Rocky Mountains are one of the longest mountain ranges on Earth.
Formed 55 to 80 million years ago, the Rocky Mountains are present in USA and Canada.
The highest peak in the Rocky Mountains is Mount Elbert. Mount Elbert has an elevation of 4401.2 meters (14,440 ft).
Mount Elbert is located in Colorada, USA.
The Rocky Mountains form a divide in North America. The rivers west of the Rockies flow into the Pacific Ocean while the rivers east of the Rockies flow into the Atlantic ocean.
The Yellowstone supervolcano (Yellowstone Caldera) is located in the Rocky Mountains.
Peyto Lake located in the Canadian Rockies is rated by many as the most beautiful place on Earth.
Denver, Colorado with a backdrop of the Rockies is rated by many as the most beautiful "big city" in the USA.
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