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Montrose County

Added by yongli on 11/14/2016 - 16:29, last changed on 12/15/2017 - 12:31

Montrose County

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Montrose County covers 2,243 square miles in western Colorado. Named for its seat, Montrose , the county is bordered to the north by Mesa and Delta Counties, to the east by Gunnison County , to the south by Ouray and San Miguel Counties, and to the west by the state of Utah. The county has a...

San Miguel County

Added by yongli on 08/16/2016 - 10:45, last changed on 12/04/2017 - 01:07
San Miguel County covers 1,289 square miles in southwest Colorado. Named for the river that flows northwest across its eastern flank, the county is bordered to the north by Montrose County , to the east by Ouray County , to the southeast by San Juan County , to the south by Dolores County , and to...

Uranium Mining

Added by yongli on 03/31/2017 - 16:12, last changed on 12/12/2017 - 11:22
Uranium mining in Colorado dates to the late nineteenth century, when uranium resources were discovered in the southwestern part of the state. The region’s Uravan Mineral Belt is rich in carnotite, the ore that produces uranium and vanadium. Both elements have various industrial and military...
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