The areas the Rocky Mountains are in
The Rocky Mountains (often abbreviated to Rockies) are a range of mountains in the western United States and Canada. They stretch northernmost part of British Columbia, in western Canada, to New Mexico, in the southwestern United States. The Rocky Mountains are more than 3,000 miles long (4,800 kilometers). The Rockies were formed by plates colliding creating a fold mountain. The Rocky Mountains are made out of sedimentary rocks. The highest point in the Rocky Mountains is Mt. Elbert. Mt. Elbert is 14,433 ft tall. The Rocky Mountains are in western USA and western Canada.