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 Colorado Encyclopedia Article @ LaunchBase.net (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Colorado Territory was organized as a United States territory on February 28, 1861, and Colorado attained statehood August 1, 1876, (earning it the moniker the "Centennial State").
Colorado is considered a very independent state politically, having elected 17 Democrats and 12 Republicans to the governorship in the last 100 years.
Colorado is made up primarily of transplanted citizens, and this is illustrated by the fact that the state has not had a native-born governor since 1975 (when John David Vanderhoof left office) and has not elected one since 1958, in the person of Stephen L.R. McNichols.
www.launchbase.net /encyclopedia/Colorado   (1775 words)

  
 Rio Grande - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The river has, since 1845, marked the boundary between Mexico and the United States from the twin cities of El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, to the Gulf of Mexico.
The major international border crossings along the river are Ciudad Juárez and El Paso; Laredo, Texas, and Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas; McAllen-Hidalgo, Texas, and Reynosa, Tamaulipas; and Brownsville, Texas, and Matamoros.
In New Mexico the river flows through the Rio Grande Rift from one sediment-filled basin to another, cutting canyons between the basins and supporting a fragile bosque ecosystem in its floodplain.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rio_Grande   (529 words)

  
 List of rivers in the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rivers in the United States is a list of rivers in the United States.
For a list of rivers in U.S. territories, please see List of rivers in U.S. insular areas.
Listings of rivers in the United States by letter of the alphabet:
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_rivers_in_the_United_States   (147 words)

  
 List of Colorado rivers: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Michigan River (Michigan River: the michigan river is a tributary of the north platte river, approximately 30 miles (48...
North Fork South Platte River (North Fork South Platte River: the north fork south platte river is a tributary of the south platte river, approximately...
North Fork of the Gunnison River (North Fork of the Gunnison River: the north fork gunnison river (locally known as the north fork) is a tributary of the...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/list_of_colorado_rivers   (944 words)

  
 colorado101
Colorado is a western state in the central part of the United States.
Colorado is one of only three states (the others are Wyoming and Utah) that has only lines of latitude and longitude for borders.
As of 2005, Colorado has an estimated population of 4,665,177, which is an increase of 63,356, or 1.4%, from the prior year and an increase of 363,162, or 8.4%, since the year 2000.
colorado101.blogspot.com   (2422 words)

  
 Colorado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Colorado is best known as the home of the highest peaks of the Rocky Mountains, which dominate the western half of the state; eastern Colorado is largely plains.
The Colorado Territory was organized as a United States territory on February 28, 1861 and Colorado attained statehood in 1876 (earning it the moniker the "Centennial State").
As of 2003 the population of Colorado was 4,550,688.
www.creekin.net /n209-colorado.html   (1361 words)

  
 Top20Colorado.com - Your Top20 Guide to Colorado!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Colorado is best known as the home of the highest peaks of the Rocky Mountains, which dominate the western half of the state; eastern Colorado is largely high plains.
Colorado is considered a very independent state politically, with 17 of the governors Democrat and 12 of them Republican in the last 100 years.
The 2000 Census reported Colorado's population as 4,301,261 [3], and the state's 2004 population is estimated to be 4,601,403 [4].
top20colorado.com   (1909 words)

  
 List of Colorado rivers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is a partial list of rivers in the state of Colorado in the United States.
This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.
Data on flow in Colorado rivers and creeks
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Colorado_rivers   (79 words)

  
 PETITION TO LIST THE COLORADO RIVER CUTTHROAT TROUT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In Utah, abundant stocks of Colorado River cutthroat in 2600-acre Fish Lake at the head of the Fremont River were an important source of food for the Ute Indians of the region, while Moon and Mirror Lakes in the Uinta Mountains had ample populations.
Similarly, Martinez (1988) documented that of 37 populations in northwestern Colorado sampled from 1978 to 1987, 12 apparently declined in genetic purity, 3 were replaced by populations of brook trout, and 1 population disappeared, possibly because of overharvest.
Colorado River cutthroat populations found in small streams could be wiped out at anytime by a severe winter, a particularly bad drought or a fire leading to sediment flows into the streams.
www.biologicaldiversity.org /swcbd/papers/CRCTfinal.html   (6999 words)

  
 Colorado River tops 2004 list of endangered rivers
The river wanders 1,500 miles from the peaks of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, snaking across Utah, Arizona, Nevada and California before flowing into the Gulf of Baja in Mexico, although in most years it is little more than a trickle when it reaches its delta.
The Big Sunflower River in Mississippi, which was the most endangered river last year because of an Army Corps of Engineers pumping and dredging project that the group said would destroy wetlands and stir up toxins in the river bed, was No. 2 on the group's list.
American Rivers, a Washington-based nonprofit conservation group, says the rivers on the list are not necessarily the ones with the worst chronic problems, but those they say are most in peril because of toxic chemicals, severe water shortages and other problems.
www.uswaternews.com /archives/arcquality/4colorive5.html   (443 words)

  
 National Rivers: Colorado River Law, on river conservation, river access, paddling, canoeing, kayaking, rafting, ...
They emphasize that the beds of a number of rivers in Colorado are owned by the adjacent landowners under state law, and they claim that allowing the public to boat on these rivers would be a government "taking" of private property without just compensation, which is prohibited by the U.S. Constitution.
The other rivers in Colorado that are useful for modern canoeing, kayaking, and rafting were also historically used—or were capable of being used—for these purposes.
The National Rivers Website and the Rivers of Colorado section are made possible by the generosity of the members of the National Organization for Rivers (NORS.) To start or extend your membership, go to NORS Memberships.
www.nationalrivers.org /states/co-law-boat-rights.htm   (5284 words)

  
 National Rivers: Colorado river news, whitewater, paddling, canoeing, kayaking, rafting, fly-fishing, Colorado river ...
The landowner attorneys say that those federal decisions don't apply to rivers in Colorado, because Colorado courts said in 1912 that "the natural streams of this state are, in fact, nonnavigable" in the water-rights case of Stockman v.
The Colorado River cutthroat is one of seven subspecies of trout native to the Rocky Mountains.
The tri-state Colorado River cutthroat conservation strategy, possibly the most ambitious plan for a landlocked native fish, calls for protection or restoration of an estimated 1,754 miles of streams and 652 acres of lakes with a goal of maintaining more than 400 self-sustaining populations of the native fish.
www.nors.org /states/co-news.htm   (9501 words)

  
 deseretnews.com | Colorado tops list of rivers in danger
"The Colorado River is not yet the most polluted river in the country, but it could become so if the current problems are allowed to fester," said Rebecca R. Wodder, president of the environmental group American Rivers.
The groups explained in advance that they put the Colorado atop this year's list largely out of worry that the Energy Department may not remove tailings from the old Atlas uranium mill site adjacent to the river and instead cap them in place.
It is pure folly not to move this pile away from the flood plain of the Colorado River," said John Weisheit with the environmental group Colorado Riverkeeper.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,595056097,00.html   (721 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Rio Grande Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The major international border crossings along the river are Ciudad Juárez and El Paso; Laredo, Texas, and Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas; McAllen, Texas, and Reynosa, Tamaulipas; and Brownsville, Texas, and Matamoros, Tamaulipas.
Use of the water of the Rio Grande is regulated by the Rio Grande Compact, an interstate compact between Colorado, New Mexico and Texas; and a treaty between the United States and Mexico.
In New Mexico the river flows through the Rio Grande Rift from one sediment filled basin to another, cutting canyons between the basins.
www.ipedia.com /rio_grande.html   (462 words)

  
 Rafting in Winter Park Colorado for guests of Vacation Rental Condo's in Zephyr Mountain Lodge.
Colorado River rafting ranges from mellow float trips to heart-pounding adventure trips.
Grand County is home to the headwaters of the world famous Colorado River, and trips that are on the more mellow side.
Red Tail rafting floats the Colorado River from Pumphouse to Rancho Del Rio and on to State Bridge.
www.djhome.net /winterpark/SActivity/rafting.htm   (1070 words)

  
 Smoky Hill River -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
[[Image:smokey-hill-river-cattle-drive.jpgthumb200 pxrightCattle crossing the Smoky Hill River at Ellsworth, The Smoky Hill River is a 560-mile river in Colorado and Kansas.
The Smoky Hill River joins the Republican River at Junction City, Kansas to form the Kansas River.
Early maps of European explorers called the river (sometimes in combination with the Kansas) the River of the Padoucas, after a name given to the Comanche.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Smoky_Hill_River   (206 words)

  
 Colorado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
There are also three Colorado Rivers: two in the United States and one in Argentina.
Unlike most high school athletic letter clubs, the varsity athletes of some of the high schools are awarded a "C" for Colorado, and they belong to the "C Club" of their high school, when they letter in a sport, rather than the initial of the school.
At Thompson Valley High School in Loveland, Colorado, letters are awarded with the school initials "TV", and in the school colors--fl and gold.
www.info-pedia.net /about/colorado   (1306 words)

  
 Colorado Mountain Club's Denver Fly Fishing Section -Colorado Backcountry Fly Fishing Information
Colorado LakeFinder is an online searchable database of CDOW data on hundreds of alpine lakes.
Use the list, maps and fishing summaries to explore new waters.
Colorado has over 3.2 million acres of designated wilderness scattered throughout the western half of the state.
www.cmcflyfish.org /backcountry_info_pg.htm   (200 words)

  
 Colorado...iHygenic.com
Here is free textual content related to Colorado to utilize on your web site in accordance with the GNU license.
Colorado Territory was organized as a United States territory on February 28, 1861.
The total state product in 1999 was $153 billion putting Colorado the 21st.
www.ihygenic.com /colorado.htm   (1229 words)

  
 Republican River -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Republican River rises on the high plains of eastern Colorado in the United States.
From there, the river flows generally eastward along the southern border of Nebraska before curving southward into Kansas.
Some cities along the river are McCook, Nebraska, Concordia, Kansas and Junction City, Kansas.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Republican_River   (145 words)

  
 San Miguel River (Colorado): Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The updated page can be found at: san miguel river colorado
The San Miguel River is a tributary of the Dolores River (Dolores River: the dolores river is a tributary of the colorado river, approximately 250 mi (402 km) long,...
List of Colorado rivers (List of Colorado rivers: more facts about this subject)
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/san_miguel_river_colorado   (117 words)

  
 Frying Pan Anglers - Colorado Fly Fishing at its Finest
I just looked as a matter of interest at the flows at the same time last year and noted that the Fork was running at 415cfs (currently 738cfs) and the Pan was running at 84cfs (now 293cfs).
That's an amazing difference in both rivers and gives an idea of just how different the fishing conditions are this year compared to last year.
The narrower the river flow, the harder it is to wade.
www.fryingpananglers.com   (2234 words)

  
 Colorado Racing Information
Throughout the whitewater season in Colorado and neighboring states, there are several kayak and canoe races offering participants and spectators the opportunity to experience slalom racing at its best.
The Rio Grande provides warmer weather and water than typically available in Colorado in early May. Spectator viewing is good, and the NM paddlers are extremely friendly; although they won't haul your boat up and down the steep river embankment.
The Yampa River Festival includes a downriver race, a rodeo, and a beautiful Class II slalom course in Dr. Rich Weiss Park, with classes for nearly all boats.
spot.colorado.edu /~koppg/Racing   (1760 words)

  
 Colorado Whitewater Rafting & Kayaking by Rivers - The Colorado Directory
Copyright by The Colorado Directory, Inc. This is a directory only; it is not and does not contain a recommendation,warranty, guaranty, inducement or endorsement of any kind.
The publisher, The Colorado Directory, Inc., does not assume any responsibility for truth, falsity or completeness of any representation made herein or any errors, changes, services rendered, or changes made in the use of this directory.
No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored or transmitted in any form or by any means, without permission in writing from the publisher.
www.coloradodirectory.com /rafting/rivermap.html   (156 words)

  
 Colorado Rafting, Colorado Whitewater River Rafting trips, guides, outfitters, Buena Vista Colorado
Colorado River Rafting on the Arkansas, Blue, Colorado, Gunnison, Dolores and North Platte Rivers
Many of the nation's best rafting rivers have their headwaters here, and the state is considered by many to be the U.S. capitol of whitewater action.
Whatever your speed or experience, from mild to wild, rivers such as the Colorado, the Arkansas, the Dolores and the North Platte provide something for everybody.
www.rafting-colorado.net   (153 words)

  
 Rivers In Colorado Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It can be pretty hard and time-consuming to find unbiased and quality rivers in colorado online resources.
Luxury guest ranch and four-star hotel resort located on the Colorado River in Moab, Utah, offers guests outdoor adventure, local dining, and spa treatments.
Read about rivers in colorado in the free online encyclopedia and dictionary.
colorado.ask2424hrs.info /rivers-in-colorado.html   (394 words)

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