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Colorado Geology

Added by yongli on 06/24/2016 - 14:26, last changed on 03/18/2020 - 12:49
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...

Rocky Mountains

Added by yongli on 06/08/2020 - 16:18, last changed on 06/09/2020 - 15:08
The Colorado Rocky Mountains are the highest portion of the 1,900-mile Rocky Mountain chain that stretches from northern British Columbia, Canada, to southern New Mexico. Colorado contains 78 of the 100 highest peaks in the chain, including the 30 tallest. The mountains are the state’s iconic...
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