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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...

Great Eclipse of 1878

Added by yongli on 01/18/2017 - 13:51, last changed on 10/04/2019 - 09:27
In 1878 a widely publicized total solar eclipse passed over the state of Colorado. The so-called Great Eclipse of 1878 would garner national attention for the state, as it was the ideal place to view the event thanks to the higher elevation and ready access to tall mountain peaks—perfect places for...

Land Use and Bird Life in Colorado

Added by yongli on 01/15/2020 - 15:17, last changed on 11/20/2022 - 22:30
In the early to mid-1800s, when Europeans and Euro-Americans began arriving in what is now Colorado, they encountered a landscape that was significantly different from what we see today. The changes that have occurred to the landscape since then have had significant impacts on the state’s natural...
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