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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A gorge of the Snake River on the Idaho-Oregon border. It is about 201 km (125 mi) long and has a maximum depth of approximately 2,410 m (7,900 ft).


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  • Yep, you guessed it, the deepest gorge (7993 ft. at its deepest) in the United States is in Idaho (the canyon lies on the border, so Oregon likely claims the same distinction).

    December 23, 2010