Continental divide

What is Continental divide?

Continental divide definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun
a divide separating river systems that flow to opposite sides of a continent.
(initial capital letters) (in North America) the line of summits of the Rocky Mountains, separating streams flowing toward the Gulf of California and the Pacific from those flowing toward the Gulf of Mexico, Hudson Bay, and the Arctic Ocean.

 

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