Tuesday, November 29, 2016

A few Colorado facts...

These pictures are just a selection of the 10 Colorado facts listed in this week's Moving Postcard video "10 Colorado Facts – In A Colorado Minute (Week 343)". Check out the video and post for more facts and details. 

Colorado is the “highest state”...
First US state to allow shops to sell recreational marijuana (2014).

Colorado is the “highest state”...
- only state entirely above 1,000 m (3,281 ft)
- highest mean elevation (2,073 m - 6,800 ft)
- highest low point (1,011 m - 3,317 ft)

Colorado has 640 ghost towns...

The view from Pikes Peak inspired Katharine Lee Bates to write “America the Beautiful”.

Colorado’s Royal Gorge Bridge is the highest bridge in the USA
(and was the highest bridge in the world until 2001).