Colorado Base and Elevation Maps
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||This Colorado base map highlights the location of the state capitol,
other major cities throughout the state. Portions of Colorado's border states,
Utah are included to show the relationship between Colorado
and its neighbors. A small inset shows Colorado among the other 47 Continental United States.
The point where Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona meet is called "Four Corners" and is unique among the
|Colorado base map, Courtesy of Maps.com.
Colorado elevation map, Courtesy of Maps.com.
|This elevation map of Colorado illustrates the number of feet or meters the
state rises above sea level. As you can see, all of Colorado resides at over 2,000 feet above sea level.
The Great Plains cover the eastern 2/5 of the state. The Rocky Mountains run north to south
through the central part of the state.
At a mean elevation of 6,800 feet above seal level, Colorado has the
highest mean altitude of the 50 states.
Colorado's low point, 3,315 feet above sea level at the Arikaree River in Yuma County, is the
highest low point in the nation and is higher than 18 state
The highest point in Colorado,
at 14,440 feet above sea level in Lake County, is also the highest point in the Rocky Mountains and the second
highest point in the Continental United States. It's located in the
western-central part of the state
about 20 miles east of
[ Topographic map
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