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Colorado Gazetteer Quaking Aspen ~ Quinns 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.

Quaking- Aspen; creek in Eagle County, a left-hand branch of Grand River.

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

Quandary; peak in Park Range, Summit County; altitude, 14,266 feet. (Leadville)

Quarry; post village in Montezuma County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad. (Rico)

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

Quartz; station in Gunnison County on Colorado and Southern Railway; altitude, 9,642 feet.

Quartz; valley in Gilpin County. (Central City Special)

Quartzite; group in the highest and most rugged part of the San Juan Mountains, so named because composed of quartzite.

Queen Basin; valley in Gunnison County. (Crested Butte)

Queen of the West; station in Summit County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.

Queens Chair, The; summit in Gilpin County; altitude, 8,750 feet. (Central City Special)

Querida; post village in Custer County. (Canyon City)

Quimby; station in Arapahoe County on Denver and Rio Grande Railroad,

Quinns; station in Pitkin County on Colorado Midland Railway

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.

Colorado Gazetteer


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