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Photo of the Week – The Highest Point of the Great Plains

This is it.  The highest point of the entire Great Plains – Fishers Peak in southern Colorado – 9,633 ft.  It’s not geologically part of the Rockies, but instead is volcanic in origin, sits east of the Rockies and therefore … Continue reading

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High Points of the High Plains – Honorable Mentions

The past six blog posts have dealt with state high points that are solidly on the Great Plains.  Before moving on to other subjects, I wanted to conclude with two “honorable mentions” for two very different reasons. Honorable Mention #1: … Continue reading

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