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General Information Product 88

Geology Highlights for Ride the Rockies 2009

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The author provides a brief description of the geology along the route for each day of the ride, from June 14 through June 19, 2009. Ride the Rockies begins and ends in Glenwood Springs, with stops in Hotchkiss, Gunnison, Salida, Leadville, Aspen, and back to Glenwood Springs, Colorado. A small, generalized geologic map also is shown.

First posted May 28, 2009

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Suggested citation:

Slate, Janet, 2009, Geology highlights for Ride the Rockies 2009: U.S. Geological Survey General Information Product 88, 2 p.

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