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Aerial view looking north at Cheyenne Mountain from an altitude of 10,000 feet above Lytle, Cheyenne Mountain, type locality of the Cheyenne Mountain erosion surface, is a mass of Pre-Cambrian rock that has been thrust eastward onto Cretaceous strata at the south end of the Ute Pass fault. The fault line is marked by the abrupt termination of the foothills. El Paso County, Colorado. Circa 1932. Figure 16, with sketch, in U.S.Geological Survey Professional paper 223. 1950.
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Album caption: Buffalo bones near Colorado City. El Paso County, Colorado. 1870. (Stereoscopic view) Notes on album caption: None. Index card: Jackson, W. H. 895 - Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1870 Series, page 21, Steroscopic Views Nos. 372-374: Buffalo bones.
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Picturesque views of Rocky Mountain scenery. Soda Springs on the Fountaine qui Bouille, 3 miles above Colorado City. El Paso County, Colorado. 1870. (Stereoscopic view similar to photo nos. 619, 888)
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Album caption: No caption furnished. On marker: U.S. Geological Survey Pikes Peak Latitude 38° 50' 26" Longitude 105° 02' 37" North American Datum Elevation Above Sea 14,109 Feet 1923 No index card.
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View south from Colorado Divide, down Monument Creek. The view is too extended to admit of much definition in the detail. El Paso County, Colorado. 1874.
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Palmer Lake on the Colorado Divide, looking north. A small body, balanced, as it were on the divide, at an elevation of 7,208 feet, its drainage equally divided between the Arkansas and the Platte. El Paso County, Colorado. 1874.
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ALbum caption: Gateway, Garden of the Gods, nearer view, Pikes Peak in the distance. (Manitou Quad.) El Paso County, Colorado.
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Scene in Monument Park, along Monument Creek, and the small tributaries that flow into it from the west, some of the most singular and unique monument formations to be met with in the whole country, and the view we have noted gives but a faint conception of their beauty. View is upon a small tributary of Monument Creek, about 9 miles above Colorado City. The stream has cut a little valley through a coarse material with layers of irregular deposition, hardened into a compact sandstone. Then comes a thin layer of ironstone, or impure limonite, with now and then this seams of marl or clay, but the whole is a quartzite material, and rather coarse. The light colored sandstones below are weathered into most singular columnaror...
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Pikes Peak in the distance about 10 miles, as seen looking over the walls of the Garden of the Gods. Its elevation above the sea is 14,216 feet, and above Colorado City 7,824 feet. It is entirely detached from the main range, lying some 75 miles to the east of it. With its spurs, it forms the southeastern boundary of South Park. El Paso County, Colorado. 1873.
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Gateway to Garden of the Gods, about 3 miles above Colorado City. Two vertical walls of red sandstone, 350 feet in height, the space between them being a perfect gateway. El Paso County, Colorado. 1873. (Photo same as no. 1224)


map background search result map search result map Pikes Peak, from near Colorado City, looking up the valley of the Fountain qui Bouille. Elevation of the peak is 14,216 feet. El Paso County, Colorado. 1870. Scene in Monument Park, along Monument Creek, and the small tributaries that flow into it from the west. El Paso County, Colorado. 1870. Palmer Lake on the Colorado Divide, looking north. El Paso County, Colorado. 1874. View south from Colorado Divide, down Monument Creek. El Paso County, Colorado. 1874. Monument Park. El Paso County, Colorado. 1874. Pikes Peak from near Colorado City. El Paso County, Colorado. 1870. (Stereoscopic view) View in Monument Park, curiously eroded sandstone. El Paso County, Colorado. 1870. (Stereoscopic view) View in Monument Park, curiously eroded sandstone. El Paso County, Colorado. 1870. (Stereoscopic view) Buffalo bones. El Paso County, Colorado. 1870. Eroded sandstones of Monument Park, near Colorado City. El Paso County, Colorado. 1873. Gateway of the Garden of the Gods, near Pikes Peak. El Paso County, Colorado. 1873. Cathedral Spires, Garden of the Gods. El Paso County, Colorado. 1873. Pikes Peak in the distance about 10 miles, as seen looking over the walls of the Garden of the Gods. El Paso County, Colorado. 1873. Erosion forms in Monument Park. El Paso County, Colorado. 1870. Gateway to Garden of the Gods, about 3 miles above Colorado City. Two vertical walls of red sandstone, 350 feet in height, El Paso County, Colorado. 1873. Gateway of the Garden of the Gods, near Pikes Peak. El Paso County, Colorado. 1873. (Similar to photo no. 1012) Picturesque views of Rocky Mountain scenery. Soda Springs on the Fountaine qui Bouille, 3 miles above Colorado City. El Paso County, Colorado. 1870. Aerial view looking north at Cheyenne Mountain from an altitude of 10,000 feet above Lytle. El Paso County, Colorado. Circa 1932. Pikes Peak longitude, latitude, and elevation marker. Pikes Peak, El Paso County, Colorado. 1923. View of the Garden of the Gods Gateway with Pikes Peak in the distance. Manitou quadrangle, El Paso County, Colorado. n.d. Monument Park. El Paso County, Colorado. 1874. Pikes Peak longitude, latitude, and elevation marker. Pikes Peak, El Paso County, Colorado. 1923. Pikes Peak from near Colorado City. El Paso County, Colorado. 1870. (Stereoscopic view) View in Monument Park, curiously eroded sandstone. El Paso County, Colorado. 1870. (Stereoscopic view) View in Monument Park, curiously eroded sandstone. El Paso County, Colorado. 1870. (Stereoscopic view) Buffalo bones. El Paso County, Colorado. 1870. Eroded sandstones of Monument Park, near Colorado City. El Paso County, Colorado. 1873. Gateway of the Garden of the Gods, near Pikes Peak. El Paso County, Colorado. 1873. Cathedral Spires, Garden of the Gods. El Paso County, Colorado. 1873. Pikes Peak in the distance about 10 miles, as seen looking over the walls of the Garden of the Gods. El Paso County, Colorado. 1873. Erosion forms in Monument Park. El Paso County, Colorado. 1870. Gateway to Garden of the Gods, about 3 miles above Colorado City. Two vertical walls of red sandstone, 350 feet in height, El Paso County, Colorado. 1873. Gateway of the Garden of the Gods, near Pikes Peak. El Paso County, Colorado. 1873. (Similar to photo no. 1012) Picturesque views of Rocky Mountain scenery. Soda Springs on the Fountaine qui Bouille, 3 miles above Colorado City. El Paso County, Colorado. 1870. Aerial view looking north at Cheyenne Mountain from an altitude of 10,000 feet above Lytle. El Paso County, Colorado. Circa 1932. View of the Garden of the Gods Gateway with Pikes Peak in the distance. Manitou quadrangle, El Paso County, Colorado. n.d. Pikes Peak, from near Colorado City, looking up the valley of the Fountain qui Bouille. Elevation of the peak is 14,216 feet. El Paso County, Colorado. 1870. Scene in Monument Park, along Monument Creek, and the small tributaries that flow into it from the west. El Paso County, Colorado. 1870. Palmer Lake on the Colorado Divide, looking north. El Paso County, Colorado. 1874. View south from Colorado Divide, down Monument Creek. El Paso County, Colorado. 1874.