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n. pl. Gosiute or Go·siutes
1. A member of a Native American people inhabiting an area southwest of Great Salt Lake.
2. The Uto-Aztecan language of this people, a dialect of Shoshone.
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Bored turtles along paleolake Gosiute Strandlines, Wasatch Formation, South Pass, Wyoming.
In the first session, Jennifer Walker of Encana and the University of Wisconsin presented stable isotope data correlated to stratigraphic details of Green River Formation sections in Wyoming that highlight the significant influence of changes in the drainage network supplying Lake Gosiute. Changes in the drainage system drove changes among underfilled, balanced-filled, and overfilled lake systems that are reflected in the mineralogy and stratigraphy of the lake systems in both Wyoming and Colorado.
Evans, Paitu Nanasuagaindu Pahonupi [Three Sacred Valleys]: Cultural Significance of Gosiute, Paiute, and Ute Plants," Human Organization 522 [1993] 1450).