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Great Western Divide
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Great Western Divide from Mount Kaweah
Highest point
Peak Mount Kaweah (Kaweah Peaks Ridge)
Elevation 13,807 ft (4,208 m) NAVD 88
Geography
Country United States
State California
County Tulare
Parent range Sierra Nevada
Topo map USGS Mount Kaweah

The Great Western Divide is a Sierra Nevada mountain range that forms part of the border between the Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks. Some of the summits of the Great Western Divide reach well over 13,000 feet (3,962 m). The High Sierra Trail crosses the range at Kaweah Gap from Sequoia National Park.

The divide separates the watersheds of the Kaweah, Kern and Kings rivers. The divide includes the Kings–Kern Divide and the Kaweah Peaks Ridge.

List of peaks

Great western divide from moro rock
The Great Western Divide from Moro Rock
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