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Region in south-central Colorado with a small portion overlapping into New Mexico. Wikipedia

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    Major tributary of the Colorado River in the Southwestern United States, providing the chief drainage for the Four Corners region of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Arizona. Originating as snowmelt in the San Juan Mountains (part of the Rocky Mountains) of Colorado, it flows 383 mi through the deserts of northern New Mexico and southeastern Utah to join the Colorado River at Glen Canyon. Wikipedia

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  • Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

    American national park that conserves an area of large sand dunes up to 750 ft tall on the eastern edge of the San Luis Valley, and an adjacent national preserve in the Sangre de Cristo Range, in south-central Colorado, United States. Originally designated Great Sand Dunes National Monument on March 17, 1932, by President Herbert Hoover. Wikipedia

  • Hispanos of New Mexico

    Ethnic group primarily residing in the U.S. state of New Mexico, as well as the southern portion of Colorado. They are typically variously of Iberian, Criollo Spaniard, Mestizo, and Genízaro heritage, and are descended from Spanish-speaking settlers of the historical region of Santa Fe de Nuevo México, which makes up the present day U.S. states of New Mexico (Nuevo México), southern Colorado, and parts of Arizona, Texas, and Utah. Wikipedia

  • Wolf Creek Pass

    High mountain pass on the Continental Divide, in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. Route through which U.S. Highway 160 passes from the San Luis Valley into southwest Colorado on its way to New Mexico and Arizona. Wikipedia


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    • In the south, in the San Luis Valley, early Mexican families established themselves in large land grants (later contested by the U.S.) from the Mexican government.Colorado Territory-Wikipedia
    • Colonel Pike and his men were arrested by Spanish cavalrymen in the San Luis Valley the following February, taken to Chihuahua, and expelled from Mexico the following July.Colorado-Wikipedia
    • They traded with the Spanish in the San Luis Valley beginning in the 1670s, in northern New Mexico beginning in the early 1700s, and in Ute villages in what is now western Colorado and eastern Utah.Ute people-Wikipedia
    • Colorado also has scattered desert lands in the southern and northwestern portions of the state, including the expansive San Luis Valley.Mountain states-Wikipedia
    • Frémont followed the Santa Fe Trail, passing Bent's Fort before heading west and entering the San Luis Valley of Colorado in December.John C. Frémont-Wikipedia
    • Another example, the Crestone Conglomerate, occurs in and near the town of Crestone, at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo Range in Colorado's San Luis Valley.Conglomerate (geology)-Wikipedia

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