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Colorado

Added by yongli on 06/19/2018 - 12:08, last changed on 11/20/2019 - 13:30

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Colorado, “the Centennial State,” was the thirty-eighth state to enter the Union on August 1, 1876. Its diverse geography encompasses 104,094 square miles of the American West and includes swathes of the Great Plains , southern Rocky Mountains , and the Colorado Plateau. Colorado has an average...

Colorado Geology

Added by yongli on 06/24/2016 - 14:26, last changed on 10/31/2019 - 15:00
The Earth beneath the rugged mountains and serene plains of Colorado records an ancient saga. Broad tropical seas teemed with life, while reptiles roamed on shore. Continents converged and collided, building massive mountains, only to be torn apart by the movements of colossal tectonic plates...

Montezuma County

Added by yongli on 06/27/2016 - 15:03, last changed on 11/06/2019 - 08:46
Montezuma County, famous for the ancient Native American ruins at Mesa Verde , is the southwesternmost county in Colorado. The county covers 2,040 square miles of the Colorado Plateau , and has the distinction of bordering Utah, New Mexico, and Arizona. It is known as the Four Corners region, where...
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