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Colorado is notable for its diverse geography, ranging from alpine mountains, arid plains and deserts with huge sand dunes, deep canyons, sandstone and granite rock formations, rivers, lakes, and lush forests. state that lies entirely above 1,000 meters' elevation.The borders of Colorado were originally defined to be lines of latitude and longitude, making its shape a latitude-longitude quadrangle which stretches from 37°N to 41°N latitude and from 102°03'W to 109°03'W longitude (25°W to 32°W from the Washington Meridian). The point where the Arikaree River flows out of Yuma County, Colorado, and into Cheyenne County, Kansas, is the lowest point in Colorado at 3,317 feet (1,011 m) elevation.The South Park of Colorado is the region of the headwaters of the South Platte River.In southmost Colorado is the large San Luis Valley, where the headwaters of the Rio Grande are located.Within the interior of the Rocky Mountains are several large parks which are high broad basins.
The Rio Grande drains due south into New Mexico, Mexico, and Texas.To the west of the Great Plains of Colorado rises the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains.Notable peaks of the Rocky Mountains include Longs Peak, Mount Evans, Pikes Peak, and the Spanish Peaks near Walsenburg, in southern Colorado.Irrigation water is available from the South Platte, the Arkansas River, and a few other streams, and also from subterranean sources, including artesian wells.However, heavy use of ground water from wells for irrigation has caused underground water reserves to decline.
The area of Colorado to the west of the Continental Divide is called the Western Slope of Colorado.