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Arkansas River

Added by yongli on 08/09/2022 - 10:57, last changed on 08/09/2022 - 11:29
Beginning in the central Rocky Mountains near Leadville , the Arkansas River runs nearly 1,500 miles across the Great Plains before emptying into the Mississippi River. The Arkansas is the lifeblood of cities and agricultural communities along its course, from Pueblo at the foot of the Colorado...

California Gulch Superfund Site

Added by yongli on 10/11/2021 - 16:52, last changed on 08/11/2022 - 06:58
Established by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 1983, the California Gulch Superfund Site encompasses about eighteen square miles in central Lake County , including the city of Leadville . One of the nation’s first Superfund sites, it was created to clean up heavy-metal pollution...

Leadville

Added by yongli on 07/06/2020 - 16:54, last changed on 08/18/2022 - 07:26
At an elevation of 10,152 feet in the central Rocky Mountains , Leadville is the Lake County seat and the highest incorporated city in the United States. Gold first brought prospectors to the area in the early 1860s, but Leadville itself was not established until a silver boom in the late 1870s...
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