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By Wayne Wheelwright

This publication is a part of a chain of fifty fast proof approximately all the us of a. This ebook covers the country of Colorado. evidence concerning the significant towns, the historical past of the kingdom, recognized humans associated with Colorado and plenty of extra matters. This publication comprises all you'll ever want to know concerning the Centennial kingdom.

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The North American Aerospace Defence Command or NORAD as it is better known is headquartered Peterson Air Base in El Paso County near Colorado Springs. the Cheyenne Mountain nuclear bunker located nearby has the Alternative Command Center. peterson Air Force base shares runways with the City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport and was named in honor of Colorado native 1st Lieutenant Edward J. Peterson. Many world famous brands saw their beginnings in the state of Colorado. The telecommunications company Qwest originated in Denver in 1870.

The Civic Center also puts on many festivals, parades and protests throughout the year. The park is home to many fountains, statues and gardens and also includes a Greek amphitheatre, a war memorial and the Voorhies Memorial Seal Pond. The park is located just south of Denver’s Central Business District and its boundaries are identified by the locals as the Golden Triangle. Mesa Verde National Park is located in Montezuma County and is the largest archaeological preserve in the United States. The park covers an area of over 52,000 acres and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

2 million people. 3 per square mile which places Colorado 37th in the country. The state of Colorado is landlocked and is bordered by Wyoming in the north, Nebraska and Kansas to the north-east and east, New Mexico on the south, Arizona to the southwest and Utah to the west. Along with New Mexico, Utah and Arizona, Colorado meet at one common point known as the Four Corners which is known as the heart of the American Southwest. the Rocky Mountains which are often known as the Rockies are a major mountain range that stretch over three thousand miles from British Columbia in Western Canada to New Mexico in the south west United States.

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