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Longs Peak

(Encyclopedia) Longs Peak [for Stephen H. Long ], 14,255 ft (4,345 m) high, N Colo., in the Front Range of the Rocky Mts. From the east side of its snowcapped peak there is a 2,…

Fort Collins

(Encyclopedia) Fort Collins, city (1990 pop. 87,758), seat of Larimer co., N Colo., on the Cache la Poudre River, at the foot of the Rocky Mts., inc. as a city 1883. The area was…

Continental Divide

(Encyclopedia) Continental Divide, the backbone of a continent. In North America, from N Alaska to New Mexico, it moves along the crest of the Rocky Mts., which separates streams…

Colorado Overview

(Encyclopedia) Colorado kŏlərăd´ə, –răd´ō, –rä´dō [key], state, W central United States, one of the Rocky Mt. states. It is bordered by Wyoming (N), Nebraska (N, E), Kansas (E),…

Rocky Mountains

(Encyclopedia) Rocky Mountains, major mountain system of W North America and easternmost belt of the North American cordillera, extending more than 3,000 mi (4,800 km) from central N.…

William Newell VAILE, Congress, CO (1876-1927)

VAILE, William Newell, a Representative from Colorado; born in Kokomo, Howard County, Ind., June 22, 1876; moved with his parents to Denver, Colo., in 1881; attended the public schools and was…

Travel Websites

Adventure Travel & EcotourismAdventure Travel Tips: www.adventuretraveltips.com Outside Onlineoutside.away.com International Ecotourism Society: www.ecotourism.org Backpacking and…

Denver, Colo.

Mayor: Michael B. Hancock (to July 2019) 2010 census population (rank): 600,158 (26); Male: 300,089 (50.5%); Female: 300,069…