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81. New Mexico

In northeastern New Mexico, an area known as The Gap, southwest of Clayton. (Can't recall how far from Clayton or whether in Union County or Harding County.) 1986.

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82. New Mexico

An afternoon rain falls in a canyon east of Raton. 1986

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83. New Mexico

From the highway, east of Cimarron. (Someone add some geological terms or even rappelling perspective.) Geologist Bruce Woodhouse said it looks like weathered columns of cross-bedded sandstone. 1986

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84. New Mexico

Peaks in the Sandia Mountains, as seen from the highway between Santa Fe and Albuquerque. 1986

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85. New Mexico

Tram with trusty cables and hooks at Sandia Park. 1986

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86. Colorado

The United States Air Force Academy, north of Colorado Springs. First graduating class was in 1959. The Cadet Chapel with its 17 spires was described in a 1962 pamphlet as "a unique structure of modern design…a tri-faith chapel where Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish services can be held simultaneously." Subsequently, "All-Faith Rooms" were added. The planetarium, no longer open to the public, is at right. Front Range mountains in the background. 1962

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87. Colorado

Approaching Georgetown from the west on Interstate 70, west of Denver. 1997

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88. Colorado

On Lincoln Avenue in Breckenridge. Thanks to Susan Fairweather for the correct identification. Breckenridge ski area in the background. 1997

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89. Colorado

Quaking Aspens (populous tremuloides) below Fishcreek Falls near Steamboat Springs. 1975

90. Colorado

Turbulent waters above Fishcreek Falls near Steamboat Springs. 1975

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91. Colorado

It's June and some snow has melted from the base of an Engelmann Spruce above Fishcreek Falls. 1975

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92. Colorado

The Yampa River near Steamboat Springs. (Can't recall how "near.") Perhaps a Pinyon Pine at left. Thanks to Kathy Flannery for her tree identification assistance. 1975

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93. Wyoming

The Grand Tetons in northwestern Wyoming. The 1963 movie Spencer's Mountain was filmed here. 1962

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94. Wyoming

Jackson Lake in Grand Teton National Park. Primary source of water is the Snake River. Lots of trout. 1962

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95. Wyoming

Old Faithful geyser in Yellowstone National Park in northwestern Wyoming. Its boiling water eruptions occur about every hour to hour and a half. Highest one has been 185 feet. 1962

 

 
 

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