Eastern Mojave Vegetation Colorado State Highway 82  
 

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 South from Glenwood Springs, to Aspen and over Independence Pass.

Other articles: Interstate 70 at exit 116  

Junction: US Interstate 70

Other articles: CO-133 at CO-82  

Junction: CO State Highway 133, south.

 

 

Other articles: Frying Pan Road 90050  

Basalt

Junction: Basalt Avenue. One can wander generally northeast on Basalt Avenue, 2 Rivers Road, Cottonwood Drive, and/or Midland Avenue, and eventually find oneself on Frying Pan Road, if that's what one wants.

 

   

Aspen

 

Other articles: Colorado Transbasin Water Transfer Twin Lakes Tunnel

Locations: Lost Man Creek.  

Lost Man Creek joins the Roaring Fork River.
 

Lost Man Campground

 
  At a hairpin turn, cross the Lost Man Conduit to the Twin Lake Tunnel. Lost Man Reservoir just 1/4 mile to the northeast.

 

Other articles: Field Notes 24 Jul 2018

Locations: Independence.
Full Size ImageThe Ghost Town of Independence  

Independence

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Independence, Colorado.
 

Locations: Roaring Fork River.  

Colorado State Highway 82 follows the Roaring Fork River all the way to Glenwood Springs above.

Other articles: Field Notes 24 Jul 2018

Locations: Independence Pass. North Fork Lake Creek.
Full Size ImageSawatch Range from Independence Pass  

Pitkin County above
Independence Pass, 12,095 ft. (3,687 m.)

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Valley of North Fork Lake Creek from Independence Pass
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On Independence Pass before our descent into Aspen.

Lake County below

 

Literature Cited:
- Elliott, D. R., and D. L. Elliott, 1999.

Other articles: Field Notes 24 Jul 2018

Locations: Brumley.  

Brumley

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View up-canyon from Brumley.
Location of my Coll. Nos. 1991-2000.

Other articles: Colorado Transbasin Water Transfer outlet Field Notes 24 Jul 2018

Locations: Graham Gulch.
Full Size ImageOutlet of Twin Lakes Tunnel.  

Graham Gulch, outlet of Twin Lakes Tunnel.
 

Twin Lakes (town)

 

 

Other articles: Field Notes 24 Jul 2018

Locations: Twin Lakes.
Full Size ImageTwin Lakes Reservoir  

Twin Lakes

Looks like former natural lakes formed by terminal moraines that were enhanced by a dam.

Other articles: US Highway 24 at CO-82  

Junction: US Highway 24

 

 

   

Literature Cited

  A list of all literature cited by this web site can be found in the Bibliography.
  Elliott, D. R., and D. L. Elliott. 1999. Place Names of Colorado. Denver, CO: Colorado Council of Genealogical Societies., 1999.
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Date and time this article was prepared: 11/7/2018 5:29:32 PM