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Dinosaur National Monument

Dinosaur National Monument

Added by yongli on 10/22/2015 - 12:22, last changed on 11/20/2019 - 12:37
Located southeast of the Uinta Mountains at the confluence of the Yampa and Green Rivers on the Utah-Colorado border, Dinosaur National Monument is a federally protected area where dinosaur fossils can be found. The monument is one of the few places in the United States where such fossils can still...

Mantle's Cave

Added by yongli on 11/16/2015 - 11:17, last changed on 10/23/2019 - 11:29
Mantle’s Cave is the most important Fremont period archaeological site excavated in northwestern Colorado. Artifacts recovered from the cave were instrumental in defining the Fremont culture. Because the cave is dry, artifacts that are not usually seen at archaeological sites were preserved and...

Moffat County

Added by yongli on 02/24/2016 - 15:54, last changed on 05/27/2020 - 01:07
Moffat County, named for Denver mining and railroad mogul David Moffat , covers 4,751 square miles of Colorado’s northwest corner. It sits on the northern edge of the Colorado Plateau and is bordered by the state of Wyoming to the north, Routt County to the east, Rio Blanco County to the south, and...

Yampa River

Added by yongli on 02/02/2017 - 16:41, last changed on 05/11/2020 - 09:47
The Yampa River snakes 250 miles across northwestern Colorado, primarily in Routt and Moffat Counties. Its watershed encompasses approximately 8,000 square miles in Colorado and Wyoming; in Colorado, the river flows through Craig , Hayden , Milner , and Steamboat Springs , among other communities...
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