The Rocky Mountains are the longest chain of mountains in the world. They divide the United States watershed between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Colorado has 53 peaks over 14,000 feet. One inch on the Horizon equals about 38 miles. — — Map (db m4838) HM
In recognition of the notable career of
Zebulon Montgomery Pike,
· Soldier -- Explorer ·
The people of Colorado have placed this tablet on the summit of the great mountain first seen by Pike, November 15, 1806.
General Pike was born at . . . — — Map (db m4865) HM