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Science In Your Backyard: Colorado


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Colorado State Facts

Image of Colorado with a star pinpointing the location of the capital.
Locations on image are approximate

Capital: Denver(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 103,718 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 5,029,196
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Mt. Elbert at 14,433 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Lake
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Arikaree River at 3,315 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Yuma
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Park County approx. 30 miles northwest of Pikes Peak
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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