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Great Divide

Added by yongli on 01/15/2020 - 13:44, last changed on 08/17/2020 - 13:39
The beautiful and imposing mountain scenery of Colorado’s Great Divide has led to the common belief that the state is home to a singular “Continental Divide.” The divide in Colorado, however, is only a piece of the larger Great Divide, a geologic crest that runs from Alaska through South America...

Jackson County

Added by yongli on 11/14/2016 - 13:35, last changed on 08/03/2020 - 12:41
Jackson County, named after former US President Andrew Jackson, covers 1,621 square miles in northern Colorado. It encompasses North Park , a large intermountain basin that holds the headwaters of the North Platte River . The North Platte flows north out of Jackson County into Wyoming. The county’s...

Treaty of Fort Laramie

Added by yongli on 06/09/2020 - 11:50, last changed on 06/10/2020 - 13:48
Signed in 1851, the Treaty of Fort Laramie was made between the US government and several Plains Indian Nations—including the Cheyenne , Arapaho , and Lakota —who occupied parts of present southern Wyoming and northern Colorado. The treaty was part of the government’s efforts to protect a growing...
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