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Grand Junction

Added by yongli on 01/24/2017 - 16:26, last changed on 11/02/2022 - 20:44

Grand Junction

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With a population of nearly 60,000, Grand Junction is the largest city on Colorado’s Western Slope . The city takes its name from its location at the junction of the Gunnison and Colorado (formerly the Grand) Rivers, in the heart of the Grand Valley . Grand Junction lies near some of the state’s...

Mesa County

Added by yongli on 06/27/2016 - 15:11, last changed on 11/17/2022 - 01:41
Mesa County is situated on 3,341 square miles of the eastern Colorado Plateau in western Colorado. The county is named for the wide, flat-topped mountains within its borders. The Spanish called such mountains mesas —meaning “tables.” The county’s largest mesa, Grand Mesa , rises more than 11,000...

Rim Rock Drive

Added by yongli on 12/02/2015 - 10:59, last changed on 10/14/2019 - 11:57
Built primarily by New Deal work programs in the 1930s, Rim Rock Drive is a twenty-three-mile scenic road through Colorado National Monument . Connecting Fruita and Grand Junction , the road increased tourism to the monument by allowing travelers to drive through and continue on their journey. The...
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