Definitions for "Moab"
Keywords:  mormon, israelite, utah, grand, israel
A town in Grand county near Arches National Park. It was settled in 1855 by Mormon colonists, vacated due to troubles with the American Indians, and resettled in 1876.
Named by the Mormons after a passage from Genesis, this sleepy city is located in Grand Country, Utah. It plays host to thousands of tourists, who flock to the region to visit the Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. It's also a Mecca for mountain bikers, who come to brave the many trails.
A site near Moab, Utah, where a 10.5 million ton mountain of uranium mill tailings (scrap) is leaching pollutants, including uranium, into the nearby Colorado River.