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Colorado Gazetteer Maber ~ Medicine Bow

Colorado is situated about midway the country north and south, and about two thirds of the distance from the Atlantic to the Pacific coast. On the north are Wyoming and Nebraska, on the east Nebraska and Kansas, on the south New Mexico, and Utah on the west. The State is a quadrilateral in shape, its north and south boundaries being respectively the forty-first and thirty-seventh parallels of latitude.

Maber; village in Montrose County.

Mac; gulch in Fremont County, tributary to Currant Creek. (Pikes Peak)

Machias; station in Kit Carson County on Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway; altitude, 4,407 feet. Post-office, Claremont.

Mack; post village in Mesa County.

Macks; butte in Sedgwick County.

Macomber; peak in San Juan County. (Silverton)

Madden; creek in La Plata County, a right-hand branch of La Plata River. (La Plata)

Madden; peak on boundary between Montezuma and La Plata counties. (La Plata)

Madenos; creek in Saguache County, a left-hand branch of Mosca Creek. (Huerfano Park)

Madenos; pass in Huerfano County. (Huerfano Park)

Madera; station in Gunnison County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Madrid; post village in Las Animas County on Colorado and Wyoming Railway; altitude, 6,361 feet. (Spanish Peaks)

Maggie; gulch in San Juan County, a left-hand branch of Animas River. (Silverton)

Maggie Gulch; station in San Juan County on Silverton Northern Railroad.

Magnetic; gulch in Montezuma County, tributary to Bear Creek. (La Plata)

Magnet Park; valley in Clear Creek County; altitude, 10,212 feet. (Georgetown)

Magnolia; post village in Boulder County. (Blackhawk)

Magnolia; station in Adams County on Union Pacific Railroad; altitude. 5,334 feet. (Denver)

Magote; post village in Conejos County.

Magpie; gulch in San Miguel County, tributary to Bilk Creek. (Telluride)

Maher; post village in Montrose County.

Mainard; town in Mesa County.

Maitland; post village in Huerfano County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Majestic; post village in Las Animas County on Colorado and Southern Railway.

Malachite; post village in Huerfano County. (Huerfano Park)

Malcolm; lake in Ouray County. (Silverton)

Maldonado: post village in Las Animas County.

Malta; post village in Lake County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 9,570 feet. (Leadville)

Mam; creek in Garfield County, a left-hand branch of Grand River, originating in East and Middle creeks.

Mammoth: canyon in Garfield County, tributary to Grand River.

Mammoth; hill in Gilpin County. (Central City Special)

Manassa; post town in Conejos County; population in 1900, 739.

Manchester; lake in Gilpin County. (Blackhawk)

Manchester; town in Denver County on Colorado and Southern Railway.

Mancos; post town in Montezuma County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; population in 1900, 383; altitude, 6,996 feet,

Manhattan; village in Larimer County.

Manila; station in Arapahoe County on Union Pacific Railroad.

Manitou; post town in El Paso County, on the Colorado Midland, the Manitou and Pikes Peak, and the Denver and Rio Grande railroads; population in 1900, 1,303; altitude 6,307 feet. (Colorado Springs)

Manitou and Pikes Peak Railway, cogwheel line between Manitou and the summit of Pikes Peak.

Manitou Iron Spring; station on Colorado Midland Railway; altitude, 6,538 feet.

Manitou Junction; station in El Paso County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 6,335 feet. (Colorado Springs)

Manitou Park; valley in Teller County. (Platte Canyon)

Manoa; post village in Fremont County.

Mansfield; town in Garfield County; altitude, 6,673 feet.

Manville; station in Prowers County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway. (Granada)

Manzanares; town in Costilla County.

Manzanola; post village in Otero County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway; altitude, 4,249 feet.

Marble; post town in Gunnison County; population in 1900, 101.

Marcellina; pass in Gunnison County. (Anthracite)

Marcellina, Mount; in Elk Mountains, Gunnison County; altitude, 1 1,349 feet. (Anthracite)

Margaret; town in Costilla County.

Marigold; village in Teller County. (Pikes Peak)

Marion; town in Gunnison County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 7,533 feet.

Marion; station in Larimer County on Colorado and Southern Railway.

Mariposa; creek in Archuleta County, a right-hand branch of San Juan River.

Marius; village in Gunnison County; altitude, 8,710 feet.

Marmot; peak in Chaffee County; altitude, 11,841 feet.

Maroon; creek in Pitkin County, a left-hand branch of Roaring Fork, tributary to Grand River. (Aspen)

Maroon; lake in Pitkin County. (Aspen)

Maroon; peak in Elk Mountains, Pitkin County; altitude, 14, 126 feet. (Aspen)

Marshall; creek in San Miguel County, a right-hand branch, of San Miguel River. (Telluride)

Marshall; pass in Sawatch Range, between Chaffee and Saguache counties.

Marshall; station in Boulder County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 5,500 feet. Post-office, Gorham. (Denver)

Marshall; station in Otero County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway; altitude, 4,018 feet.

Marshall Basin; valley in San Miguel County. (Telluride)

Marshall Junction; station in Boulder County, on the Colorado and Southern and the Union Pacific railroads. (Denver)

Marshall Park; village in Clear Creek County.

Marshall Pass; station in Saguache County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 10,846 feet.

Martin; post village in Grand County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway; altitude, 3,720 feet.

Martinez Plaza; village in Las Animas County. (Spanish Peaks)

Martinsen; station in Las Animas County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 6,697 feet. (Spanish Peaks)

Marvine; creek in Rio Blanco County, a left-hand branch of White River; discharge near Buford, April 26 to October 13, 1904, 51,090 acre-feet.

Marvine; lakes in Rio Blanco County.

Marvine; village in Rio Blanco County.

Marvine, Mount; in White River Plateau, Rio Blanco County; altitude, 12,045 feet.

Maryland; mountain in Gilpin County; altitude, 9,200 feet.

Central City Special. Mason; canyon in Las Animas County, tributary to Purgatory River. (Timpas)

Masonville; post village in Larimer County.

Massive, Mount; in Sawatch Range, Lake County; altitude, 1 4,424 feet. (Leadville)

Masters; station in Weld County on Union Pacific Railroad; altitude, 4,451 feet.

Mastodon: gulch in San Juan County, tributary to West Fork Cinnamon Creek. (Silverton)

Matterhorn; peak in San Juan Mountains, Hinsdale County: altitude 13,589 feet. (Lake City)

Mattison; station in Elbert County on Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway; altitude. 5,787 feet. (Limon)

Mavricio; canyon in Las Animas County, a left-hand branch of Apishapa River. (Spanish Peaks)

Maxey; post village in Baca County.

Maxwell; creek in Chaffee County, a right-hand branch of Arkansas River.

Maxwell; Spanish grant of land in southern part of Las Animas County. (Elmoro)

Maxwell; village in Las Animas County.

Maximilian: gulch in Clear Creek County, tributary to Chicago Creek. (Georgetown)

May; creek in Huerfano County, a left-hand branch of Huerfano River. (Huerfano Park)

Maybell; post village in Routt County.

Mayfield; station in Ouray County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Mayflower; gulch in Summit County, tributary to Tenmile Creek. (Leadville)

Mayflower; hill in Summit County. (Tenmile District Special)

Mayne; post village in Huerfano County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 6,436 feet.

Mayne Junction; station in Huerfano County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Mayo; station on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 10,172 feet.

Maysville; station in Chaffee County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 8,310 feet.

Meadow; creek in Larimer County, a right-hand branch of Cache la Poudre River.

Meadow; springs in Costilla County.

Mears; station in Chaffee County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 8,434 feet.

Mears Junction; station in Chaffee County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 8,421 feet.

Medicine Bow; range in the northern part of the State, a spur from Front Range separating North Platte River from Laramie River.

Medicine Bow Forest Reserve; area, 1,806 square miles.

Source: United States Geological Survey, by Henry Gannett, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey of Colorado, Charles D. Walcott. Director, Washington, Government Printing Office, 1906.

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