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Colorado Gazetteer Ula ~ Ute Park Station

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.

Ula; village in Custer County.

Ulysses S. Grant; peak in San Miguel County. (Telluride)

Una; station in Garfield County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 5,015 feet.

Unagua; spring in Montezuma County; altitude, 8,141 feet.

Unaweep; canyon across Uncompahgre Plateau. It was probably the former course of Grand and Gunnison rivers, which were diverted to their present course by the elevation of this plateau.

Unaweep; station in Mesa County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 4,626 feet.

Unaweep; village in Mesa County.

Uncompahgre; mountains in the northern San Juan group.

Uncompahgre; peak in San Juan Mountains, Hinsdale County; altitude, 14,289 feet. (Lake City)

Uncompahgre; plateau in Montrose and Mesa counties, separating the waters of Dolores and San Miguel rivers from those of the Gunnison. Its crest runs northwest and southeast; altitude, 9,000 to 10.000 feet.

Uncompahgre; post village in Montrose County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 6,172 feet.

Uncompahgre, river; a left-hand branch of Gunnison River, heading in the northern part of San Juan Mountains and flowing nearly northwest to its mouth.

Uncompahgre; fertile valley of Uncompahgre River.

Uncompahgre Forest Reserve; area 747 square miles.

Uncompahgre Park; valley on the upper waters of Uncompahgre River, at the north base of San Juan Mountains; altitude, 7,500 feet.

Undercliffe; post village in Pueblo County. (Nepesta)

Uneva Lake; station in Summit County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Unfug; ridge in Huerfano County. (Walsenburg)

Ungalooroosh; creek in Rio Blanco County, a right-hand branch of White River.

Ungatoowis; creek in Routt and Rio Blanco counties, a right-hand branch of White River.

Union; gulch in Lake County, tributary to Arkansas River. (Leadville)

Union; gulch in Summit County, tributary to West Fork Ten-mile Creek. (Tenmile District Special)

Union; mountain m Summit County; altitude, 12,336 feet. (Tenmile District Special)

Union; station in Fremont County on Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad.

Union; station in Morgan County, on the Burlington and Missouri River and the Union Pacific railroads; altitude, 4,112 feet.

Union Pacific Railroad; system having important lines from Denver north to Cheyenne, Wyoming, and east to Kansas City, Missouri.

Union Park; valley in Gunnison County; altitude, 9,655 feet.

Union Spur; station on Colorado Midland Railway; altitude, 8,219 feet,

United States Basin; valley in San Juan County. (Silverton)

University Park; post village in Denver County.

Upham; gulch in Boulder County, tributary to North Boulder Creek. (Boulder)

Upper Grand Valley; peak in Grand County; altitude, 12,513 feet.

Upper Muddy or Conical; butte in Larimer County; altitude, 9,848 feet.

Upper Park; high mountain valley in La Plata County. (Needle Mountains)

Uranium; post village in Montrose County.

Urmston; town in Jefferson County.

Utah. Junction; station in Arapahoe County, on the Burlington and Missouri River and the Colorado and Southern railroads; altitude, 5,211 feet.

Utaline; station in Mesa County on the Denver and Rio Grande Railway.

Ute; creek, a left-hand branch of Arkansas River.

Ute; creek in Clear Creek County, a left-hand branch of West Chicago Creek, tributary to Chicago Creek. (Georgetown)

Ute; creek in Costilla County, a left-hand branch of Rio Grande. (Huerfano Park)

Ute; creek in Rio Blanco County, a left-hand branch of White River.

Ute; pass between Summit and Grand counties.

Ute; peak in Grand County; altitude, 11,968 feet.

Ute; (El Late) peak in Montezuma County; altitude, 9,884 feet.

Ute; station in Mesa County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 4,528 feet.

Ute; village in Huerfano County. (Walsenburg)

Ute Indian Reservation; in Montezuma County.

Ute Junction; station in La Plata County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; altitude, 8,113 feet La Plata.

Ute Park; station in El Paso County on Colorado Midland Railway; altitude, 7,558 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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