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Colorado Gazetteer Sliderock Basin ~ Squaw Mountain

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.

Sliderock Basin; valley in Montezuma County. (La Plata)

Sligo; station in Weld County on Burlington and Missouri River Railroad.

Sloan; lake in Denver County. (Denver)

Sloan; lake in Hinsdale County. (Silverton)

Sloan; station in La Plata County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Sloane; station in Eagle County on Colorado Midland Railway: altitude, 7,167 feet.

Slumgullion; creek in Gunnison County, a left-hand branch of East River, tributary to Gunnison River. (Crested Butte)

Slumgullion; gulch in Hinsdale County, tributary to San Cristobal Lake. (San Cristobal)

Smith; canyon in Otero and Las Animas counties, tributary to Purgatory River. (Higbee)

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

Smith; hill in Gilpin County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 7,620 feet. (Blackhawk)

Smith; hollow in Las Animas County, a right-hand branch of Apishapa River. (Apishapa)

Smith; lake in Denver County. (Denver)

Smith Hill; gulch in Gilpin County, tributary to North Clear Creek. (Blackhawk)

Smiths Fork; in Montrose and Delta counties, a right-hand branch of Gunnison River.

Smithy; mountain in Boulder County; altitude, 7,100 feet. (Boulder)

Smoky; creek in Cheyenne County, a left-hand branch of Smoky Hill River. (Cheyenne Wells)

Smoky Hill; river originating in North Fork, Kit Carson County, a large branch of Kansas River.

Smuggler; mountain in San Juan Mountains, Pitkin County.

Smuggler; post town in San Miguel County.

Smuggler Mountain; creek in Pitkin County, a right-hand branch of Roaring Fork.

Snake; river in Summit County, a right-hand branch of Blue River, tributary to Grand River.

Snare; creek in Hinsdale County, a right-hand branch of Cottonwood Creek, tributary to Lake Fork Gunnison River. (Silverton)

Sneffels; mountain in San Juan Mountains, Ouray County; altitude, 14,158 feet.

Sneffels; post village in Ouray County. (Silverton)

Snipes; post village in Mesa County.

Snow; station in Dolores County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Snowden; lake in Otero County. (Apishapa)

Snowden; peak in San Juan Mountains, San Juan County; altitude, 13,070 feet. (Needle Mountains)

Snowden; station in Lake County on Colorado Midland Railway; altitude, 9,388 feet.

Snowdrift; gulch in Clear Creek County, tributary to Clear Creek.

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

Snowmass; mountain in Elk Mountains, Gunnison County; altitude, 13,970 feet.

Snowmass; post village in Pitkin County on Colorado Midland Railway; altitude, 6,880 feet,

Snowslide; gulch in La Plata County, tributary to La Plata River. (La Plata)

Snowstorm; peak in La Plata County. (La Plata)

Snyder; post village in Morgan County on Union Pacific Railroad; altitude, 4,172 feet.

Sockrider; peak in San Juan Mountains, Dolores County; altitude, 12,315 feet. (Rico)

Soda; creek in Clear Creek County, a right-hand branch of Clear Creek (Georgetown)

Soda; creek in Grand County, a right-hand branch of Grand River.

Soda; creek in Pueblo County, a left-hand branch of Rock Creek, tributary to Arkansas River. (Pueblo)

Soda: creek in Routt County, a right-hand branch of Bear Creek.

Soda; gulch in San Juan County, tributary to Cement Creek. (Silverton)

Soda; Springs in Lake County. (Leadville)

Solar; station m Huerfano County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Soldiers Home; station in Rio Grande County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Soledad; station in La Plata County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Somerset; post village in Gunnison County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 6,055 feet.

Sommers, station in El Paso County on Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway.

Sonora; station in Pueblo County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 4,878 feet. Post-office, Lime.

Sopris; creek in Pitkin County, a left-hand branch of Roaring Fork.

Sopris; peak in Elk Mountains, Pitkin County; altitude, 12,823 feet.

Sopris; post village in Las Animas County on Colorado and Southern Railway. (Spanish Peaks)

Sopris; town in Garfield County on Colorado Midland Railway; altitude, 6,051 feet.

Sopris Junction; station in Las Animas County, on the Colorado and Southern and the Colorado and Wyoming railways.

Sorrento; station in Cheyenne County on Union Pacific Railroad; altitude, 4,382 feet.

Sour; creek in Grand County, a left-hand branch of North Platte River.

South; canyon in Las Animas County, tributary to Apishapa River. (Apishapa)

South; peak on boundary between Park and Rake counties. (Leadville)

South Arkansas; river, a right-hand branch of Arkansas River. It heads in Sawatch Range, and flows in an easterly course to its junction with the Arkansas, a few miles below Salida.

South Boulder; creek in Boulder County, a right-hand branch of Boulder Creek, tributary to South Platte River. (Denver)

South Boulder; peak in Boulder County; altitude, 8,533 feet. (Denver)

South Cañon: post village in Garfield County on Colorado Midland Railway; altitude, 5,683 feet.

South Cañon: town in Fremont County; population in 1900, 958.

South Cherry; creek in Arapahoe County, a right-hand branch of Cherry Creek, tributary to South Platte River Denver.

South Cheyenne; creek in El Paso County, fork of Cheyenne Creek, tributary to Fountain Creek (Colorado Spring)

South Cheyenne: station in El Paso County on Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek District Railway.

South Clear; creek in Clear Creek County, a right-hand branch of Clear Creek. (Georgetown)

South Creede; station in Mineral County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 8,772 feet.

South Denver; post village in Denver County, on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe and the Colorado and Southern Railway: altitude. 5,253 feet.

Southern Junction; station in La Plata County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Southern Ute; town in La Plata County.

South Fork; post village in Rio Grande County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad: altitude, 8,188 feet.

South Fork; station in San Miguel County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 8,176 feet.

South Lookout; peak in San Juan County. (Telluride)

South Mam: summit on Battlement Mesa on boundary between Garfield and Mesa counties; altitude, 10,973 feet.

South Oak; creek in Huerfano County, a right-hand branch of Huerfano River. (Huerfano Park)

South Park: high mountain valley near the central part of the State, drained southward by South Platte River; the surface is generally level and ranges from 8,000 to 10,000 feet.

South Park Junction; station in Arapahoe County, on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe and the Colorado and Southern railways.

South Platte; river, one of the two forks of Platte River; heading in mountains of South Park in North and South forks; traverses that high mountain valley in a southeasterly direction, and turning to the northeast winds its way through the broken ridges of Front Range to the plains; thence flowing north and northeast and finally nearly east, it joins the North Platte near the city of North Platte, Nebraska; discharge at Denver for 1904, 151,700 acre-feet.

South Platte; post village in Jefferson County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 6,097 feet.

South Platte; village in Logan County.

South Pueblo; village in Pueblo County.

South Rattlesnake; butte in Las Animas and Huerfano counties; altitude, 6,442 feet. (Apishapa)

South River; peak in San Juan Mountains, Mineral County; altitude, 13,160 feet.

South Rush; creek, right-hand branch of Rush Creek, tributary to Arkansas River.

South St. Vrain; creek in Boulder County, a right-hand branch of St. Vrain Creek, tributary to South Platte River. (Boulder)

South Sopris; creek in Pitkin County, a left-hand branch of Roaring Fork.

South Table; mountain in Jefferson County; altitude, 6,167 feet. (Denver)

South Veta; creek in Huerfano County, a left-hand branch of Cuchara River, tributary to Huerfano River. (Huerfano Park)

South Willis; gulch in Gilpin County, tributary to North Clear Creek. (Central City Special)

Spanish; creek in Saguache County, a left-hand branch of Cottonwood Creek, tributary to San Luis Creek.

Spanish; peaks, two in number, on boundary between Las Animas and Huerfano counties; altitude, 13,620 and 12,708 feet.

Spar; village in Mineral County.

Sparkill; village in Pitkin County.

Sparling; gulch in Hinsdale County, tributary to Lake Fork Gunnison River. (Lake City)

Specimen; mountain in Larimer County.

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

Spencer; gulch in La Plata County, a left-hand branch of La Plata River. (La Plata)

Spencer; post town in Gunnison County; population in 1900, 52.

Spencer Basin; valley in San Juan County. (Silverton)

Spicer; post village in Larimer County.

Spikebuck; station in Fremont County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 5,896 feet,

Spiller; peak in La Plata Mountains, on boundary between Montezuma and La Plata counties. (La Plata)

Spinney; station in Park County on Colorado Midland Railway; altitude, 8,637 feet,

Spirit; gulch in Ouray County, tributary to Red Mountain Creek. (Silverton)

Sprague; creek in Kio Blanco County, a left-hand branch of Piceance Creek, tributary to White River.

Spring; canyon in Baca County, tributary to Cimarron River. (Vilas)

Spring; creek in Custer County, a left-hand branch of Grape Creek, tributary to Arkansas River.

Spring; creek in Gunnison County, a left-hand branch of Taylor River, tributary to Gunnison River. (Crested Butte)

Spring; creek in Kit Carson and Arapahoe counties, a right-hand branch of South Fork Republican River.

Spring; creek in La Plata County, a left-hand branch of Animas River.(Durango)

Spring; creek in Montrose County, a left-hand branch of Uncompahgre River.

Spring; creek in Rio Grande County, a right-hand branch of Rio Grande.

Spring; creek in San Miguel County, a left-hand branch of Dolores River.

Spring; creek in Teller County, a left-hand branch of Oil Creek, tributary to Arkansas River. (Pikes Peak)

Spring; creek in Weld County, a left-hand branch of Pawnee Creek, tributary to South Platte River.

Spring; gulch in Boulder County, tributary to Fourmile Creek. (Boulder)

Spring; gulch in Boulder County, tributary to Lefthand Creek. (Boulder)

Spring; gulch in Clear Creek County, tributary to Clear Creek. (Georgetown)

Spring; gulch in Gilpin County. (Central City Special)

Spring; gulch in Gunnison County, tributary to Lake Fork Gunnison River. (Lake City)

Spring; gulch in La Plata County, tributary to Cherry Creek. (La Plata)

Spring: hill in Logan County.

Spring Branch; in Pueblo County, a right-hand branch of St. Charles River. (Pueblo)

Springdale; post village in Boulder County; altitude, 8,580 feet. (Boulder)

Springer; station in Park County on Colorado Midland Railway; altitude, 8,260 feet.

Springfield; post town and county seat of Baca County; population in 1900, 44. (Springfield)

Spring Gulch; town in Pitkin County on Colorado Midland Railway; altitude, 5,286 feet.

Spruce; creek in Summit County, a left-hand branch of Blue River, tributary to Grand River. (Leadville)

Spruce; gulch in Boulder County, tributary to Lefthand Creek. (Boulder)

Spruce; gulch in Dolores County, tributary to East Dolores River. (Rico)

Spruce Creek; station in Garfield County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

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

Squaw; gulch in Teller County, tributary to Cripple Creek. (Cripple Creek Special)

Squaw; mountain in Teller County, near Cripple Creek; altitude, 10,376 feet. (Cripple Creek Special)

Squaw; mountain in Front Range; altitude, 13,093 feet.

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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