Jordan

Jordan, river, 60 mi (97 km) long, draining Utah Lake N into Great Salt Lake, N central Utah it passes through Salt Lake City. Fed by numerous streams flowing off the Wasatch Range, the Jordan is used for irrigation and forms the heart of the Utah Oasis. Mormons settled along its banks in the mid-1800s.

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