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Colorado River

Added by Greg Vogl on 08/01/2014 - 09:38, last changed on 10/23/2019 - 10:44
The Colorado is the premier river of the American Southwest. Rising in the mountains of Colorado and Wyoming, this river and its tributaries provide water and hydroelectric power for nearly 35 million people in the United States and Mexico, as well as habitat for several fish species found only in...

San Luis Valley

Added by yongli on 03/13/2020 - 13:26, last changed on 03/13/2020 - 13:26
Covering nearly 8,000 square miles in southern Colorado, the San Luis Valley is the largest valley in the state and the largest high-altitude desert in North America. Known as “the Valley” by locals and other Coloradans, the San Luis Valley is bordered by the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to the east...

Western Slope

Added by yongli on 01/23/2017 - 16:14, last changed on 03/18/2020 - 13:06
“A Fantasy land,” “a mystique,” “a state of mind”—these are only some of the expressions used to describe the Western Slope of Colorado, commonly defined as the roughly one-third of the state that lies west of the Continental Divide . The serpentine divide forms the region’s eastern boundary,...
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