San Juan Mountains


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San Juan Mountains

A range of the Rocky Mountains in southwest Colorado extending northwest to southeast and rising to 4,361 m (14,309 ft). The range is the source of the San Juan River, flowing about 640 km (400 mi) through northwest New Mexico and southeast Utah to the Colorado River at Lake Powell.

San Juan Mountains

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(Placename) a mountain range in SW Colorado and N New Mexico: part of the Rocky Mountains. Highest peak: Uncompahgre Peak, 4363 m (14 314 ft)

San′ Juan′ Moun′tains


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a mountain range in SW Colorado and N New Mexico: a part of the Rocky Mountains. Highest peak, 14,306 ft. (4360 m).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.San Juan Mountains - a mountain range in southwestern Colorado that is part of the Rocky MountainsSan Juan Mountains - a mountain range in southwestern Colorado that is part of the Rocky Mountains
Centennial State, Colorado, CO - a state in west central United States in the Rocky Mountains
Handies Peak - a mountain peak in the San Juan Mountains in southwestern Colorado (14,048 feet high)
Rockies, Rocky Mountains - the chief mountain range of western North America; extends from British Columbia to northern New Mexico; forms the continental divide
Uncompahgre Peak - the highest peak in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado (14,309 feet high)
Mount Wilson, Wilson - a peak in the San Juan mountains of Colorado (14,246 feet high)
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On August 5, 2015, EPA staffers were investigating a portal of Gold King Mine in the San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado when an excavator set off a gush of water.
Extreme mountaineer Hilaree O'Neil climbing Mount Sneffels in the San Juan Mountains
com)-- For 36 years, the Telluride Wine Festival has celebrated the best in wine, spirits, beer, and the culinary arts in the stunning San Juan Mountains of Southwestern, Colorado.
Nestled in the San Juan Mountains, guests can enjoy access to activities available year round such as golfing, rafting, horseback riding and ATV rides.
Then they tour Denver and Colorado Springs, high plains and piedmont, mountain ranges folded and faulted, the volcanic San Juan Mountains, and plateau country.
The agency has reported new hotel openings, including the OPUS Hut in the Northern San Juan Mountains of Colorado, Point Breeze Cabin, part of 10th Mountain Division Hut Association, The Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel, in Colorado Springs, and Little Nell in Aspen.
UA geoscientists Cody Routson, Connie Woodhouse and Jonathan Overpeck conducted a study of the southern San Juan Mountains in south-central Colorado.
I took part in an excursion late last summer, spending two days in the San Juan mountains.
Among aspen stands in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado, Lehmer and colleagues found more small mammal species in places that still had most of their aspens compared with devastated plots.
Monroe, a newspaper editor and interviewer for the Colorado Historical Society spent nearly two decades collecting pioneer accounts from residents of the San Juan Mountains area of Western Colorado.
And Ridgway Reservoir, which impounds snowmelt from the San Juan Mountains, may start showing shorelines in June instead of July or August.
The researchers established test plots in the San Juan Mountains in Colorado.

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