At a Glance. The Rocky Mountains, often called the Rockies, are a broad mountain range in western North America. The Rocky Mountains stretch more than 4,800 kilometers (3,000 miles) from northernmost British Columbia, in Canada, to New Mexico, in the United States.What are the features of Rocky Mountains?
All of Rocky's features are inseparably connected. Elemental forces of sky and earth still shape the sturdy rock foundation that supports life up to 14,000 feet above sea level. Riparian (wetland) ecosystems speckled across the lower elevations of the park contain lush plant life and dense wildlife.What are the Rocky Mountains named after?
The Colorado Rockies are a Major League Baseball team based in Denver, Colorado. They are in the Western Division of the National League. The team is named after the Rocky Mountains which pass through Colorado.What is the tallest mountain in the Rocky Mountains?
Mount Elbert is known as the tallest mountain in the Rocky chain. It is located in the Colorado and has a height of 4401 meters. It was named in honor of Samuel Elbert who was a statesman in Colorado and played a vital role in the transformation of the state.