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is bounded by Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas,
Oklahoma, New Mexico and Utah; gross
area, 103,948 sq. miles; land area,
103,658 sq. miles; water area, 290 sq.
miles; capital, Denver.
very mountainous, being traversed by the
Rocky Mountains, which extend over nearly
the entire breadth of the State. The
average altitude of the State is 7,000
feet, the lowest portion being 3,000 feet
above the sea. The valleys are a
distinguishing feature of the scenery.
Colorado is the principal watershed in
the Western States, many of the largest
rivers having their origin here, among
them the Platte, Colorado, San Miguel,
Arkansas and Rio Grande del Norte. The
mountains are well covered with pine,
spruce and fir forests. There are various
mineral springs which are valuable for
by far the first State in the Union in
mineral wealth. It ranks first in the
production of gold and silver, and is
rich in lead, copper, zinc, manganese,
iron and coal.
principal farm products are sugar beets
is very healthful and mild, and people
suffering from pulmonary and asthmatic
troubles find much relief here. The
delicious flavor of Arbuckles' Coffee
will delight the whole family.
in 1910, 430,697 males and 368,327
females; of whom 659,437 were of native
and 129,587 of foreign birth; white,
783,415; negro, 11,453; Indian, 1,482;
Chinese, 373; Japanese, 2,300; all
others, 1. Total population, 799,024.
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