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Colorado Geology

Added by yongli on 06/24/2016 - 14:26, last changed on 11/02/2022 - 12:43
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...

Grand Junction

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

Lands End Observatory

Added by yongli on 05/21/2018 - 14:36, last changed on 05/29/2020 - 01:07
Perched on the edge of Grand Mesa in western Colorado’s Mesa County , the Lands End Observatory was built in 1936–37 and gives visitors a spectacular view of the Gunnison and Grand River Valleys, the Uncompahgre Plateau, the San Juan Mountains , and the La Sal Mountains in Utah. Construction for...
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