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Places of Geologic SignificanceI-70 Geological Point of Interest - Golden, CO

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Famous I-70 cut in 1971 revealed millions of years of geological history which millions of drivers pass through yearly.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 11/20/2010

last visited: 11/16/2019

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Places of Geologic SignificanceMorrison Formation - Morrison, CO

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This is one of the best scientifically interpreted and easy to walk areas of the Morrison Formation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/2/2013

last visited: 11/16/2019

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Places of Geologic SignificancePanorama of the Colorado Front Range - Morrison, CO

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This geologic marker was installed in 1962 near Red Rocks Amphitheatre

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/5/2010

last visited: 11/15/2019

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Places of Geologic SignificanceRed Rocks Amphitheatre and Park - Morrison, CO

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Red Rocks Amphitheatre and Park is an example of how city planners both saved and utilized the natural stone formations of the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 11/4/2010

last visited: 11/15/2019

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Places of Geologic SignificanceFountain Formation - Morrison, CO

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A geologic disconformity gap in Red Rocks Park in Morrison, CO. The Fountain Formation meets the Precambrian Gneiss. #635

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/30/2016

last visited: 11/15/2019

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Places of Geologic SignificanceRoxborough State Park - Littleton, CO

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Roxborough State Park is the first and only (currently) state park designated as a U.S. National Natural Landmark for it geologic formations

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/8/2010

last visited: 4/21/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceVolcanoes of the Never Summer Mountains

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This interpretive sign about the Never Summer Mountains is located in a turnout on the southwest side of Trail Ridge Road (US Highway 34) a short distance southwest of the Alpine Visitor Center of Rocky Mountain National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/7/2013

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceGlacial Cirque

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You can get a close-up view of this glacial cirque from the observation deck at the Alpine Visitor Center in Rocky Mountain National Park near the high point of Trail Ridge Road (US Highway 34).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/7/2013

last visited: 9/26/2019

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Places of Geologic SignificanceGarden of the Gods

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Sandstone layers that have been turned vertical.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ronjean

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/8/2008

last visited: 5/16/2019

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Places of Geologic SignificancePikes Peak - El Paso County, CO

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Pikes Peak Granite Geology - #629

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/29/2016

last visited: 12/10/2019

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Places of Geologic SignificanceThe Paint Mines - Calhan, CO

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The Paint Mines of El Paso County

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member condor1

location: Colorado

date approved: 11/27/2008

last visited: 10/14/2012

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Places of Geologic SignificancePaint Mines Interpretive Park

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Colored clay formations in Colorado

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member toponym

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/17/2020

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceRoyal Gorge - Cañon City, CO

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The Royal Gorge, a canyon of the Arkansas River located west of Cañon City, Colorado. #632

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/13/2016

last visited: 12/2/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceContinental Divide, Rabbit Ears Pass - Grand County, Colorado

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The Continental Divide (also called the Great Divide or Continental Divide of the Americas) determines whether water flows to the Pacific or Atlantic Ocean.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: 6/10/2017

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Places of Geologic SignificanceThe Gangplank -- I-80 frontage road near Buford WY

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A Wyoming historical marker about the formation known as "The Gangplank" along the I-80 in Buford WY

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/23/2018

last visited: 6/27/2009

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