Nebo, Mount

Nebo, Mount

      mountain rising 11,877 feet (3,620 metres) in Juab county, north-central Utah, U.S. It is the highest peak in the Wasatch Range. Named after the mountain in Jordan where Moses is believed to have died, Utah's Mount Nebo lies within the Uinta National Forest. A 44-square-mile (114-square-km) portion was declared a federal wilderness area in 1984. The mountain is a popular destination for hikers.

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