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History of the Uinta River in Utah
Taken from the Utah Place Names (Links Added)
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*Uinta River (Duchesne/Uintah) originates on the eastern on the eastern slopes of Kings Peak (Utah's highest peak), and drains south southeast into the Duchesne River. In the early mountain men/trapper period of Utah Territory, the relationship of the Uinta and Duchesne rivers was occasionally confused; even the nearbly Whiterocks River was called the Uinta River prior to the 1870s.

John W. Van Cott

*The Uinta River flows through the following counties: Duchesne, Uintah.
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