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Historical Markers in Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Colorado

 
Clickable Map of Montrose County, Colorado and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Montrose County, CO (36) Delta County, CO (19) Gunnison County, CO (33) Mesa County, CO (26) Ouray County, CO (18) San Miguel County, CO (1) Grand County, UT (27) San Juan County, UT (47)  MontroseCounty(36) Montrose County (36)  DeltaCounty(19) Delta County (19)  GunnisonCounty(33) Gunnison County (33)  MesaCounty(26) Mesa County (26)  OurayCounty(18) Ouray County (18)  SanMiguelCounty(1) San Miguel County (1)  GrandCountyUtah(27) Grand County (27)  SanJuanCounty(47) San Juan County (47)
Montrose is the county seat for Montrose County
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is in Montrose County
      Montrose County (36)  
ADJACENT TO MONTROSE COUNTY
      Delta County (19)  
      Gunnison County (33)  
      Mesa County (26)  
      Ouray County (18)  
      San Miguel County (1)  
      Grand County, Utah (27)  
      San Juan County, Utah (47)  
 
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1Colorado (Montrose County), Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park — Pegmatite Dikes
Over a billion years ago, molten rock was squeezed into fissures forming the light-colored bands which thread Black Canyon's otherwise dark walls. You are standing on one of these bands. As the hot fluid slowly cooled and hardened, minerals formed . . . Map (db m158993) HM
2Colorado (Montrose County), Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park — The Painted Wall
At 2300 feet, Painted Wall is the highest cliff in Colorado. If the Empire State Building stood on the canyon floor, it would reach slightly more than halfway to the top of the cliff. The patterns that inspired the name Painted Wall were created . . . Map (db m159001) HM
 
 
  
  
  
 
 
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Dec. 6, 2022