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Spanish Peaks Wilderness study area report

Spanish Peaks Wilderness study area report

San Isabel National Forest.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service in Pueblo, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest management -- Colorado -- San Isabel National Forest.,
  • San Isabel National Forest (Colo.)

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Other titlesSan Isabel National Forest.
    ContributionsUnited States. Forest Service.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 66 p. :
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17655677M

    The model can accommodate large scale areas and has been applied to the Spanish Peaks Area in Montana and the Desolation Wilderness in California. It is illustrated with a simple example. mf b / geochemical map of the spanish peaks wilderness study area, colorado, $ 10 mf c / mineral resource potential map of the spanish peaks wilderness study area, huerfano and las animas counties, colorado, $ 10 mf / geologic map of the kirkland quadrangle, washington, $

    This report brings together seven case studies of trends in the number and condition of wilderness campsites over periods ranging from 13 to 32 years. Case examples come from five mountainous wilderness areas in the western United States: Sequoia-Kings Canyon Wilder-. Wilderness Connect ; University of Montana; 32 Campus Drive; Missoula, Montana ; Phone: () [email protected]; Wilderness Connect Policies.

    In Colorado, some say controversial wilderness-land developer Tom Chapman may have goofed in acquiring two mining claims in the Spanish Peaks wilderness study area. The Spanish Peaks Wilderness is a 19, acres ( km sq) wilderness area in Huerfano County and Las Animas County, Colorado, USA, located 20 miles (32 km) southwest of of the wilderness area is located on U.S. Forest Service land and located within the San Isabel National Forest. Geography Las Cumbres Españolas, the Spanish Peaks, are prominent landmarks along the .


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Spanish Peaks Wilderness study area report Download PDF EPUB FB2

A geologic and geochemical investigation and a survey of mines and prospects were conducted to evaluate the mineral-resource potential of the Spanish Peaks Wilderness Study Area, Huerfano and Las Animas Counties, in south-central Colorado.

Get this from a library. Spanish Peaks Wilderness study area report: San Isabel National Forest. [United States. Forest Service.;]. Abstract. A geologic and geochemical investigation and a survey of mines and prospects have been conducted to evaluate the mineral resource potential of the Spanish Peaks Wilderness Study Area, Huerfano and Las Animas Counties, in south-central Colorado.

Thestudy area is underlain by sedimentary rocks of Paleozoic to Tertiary age (Johnson, ). Stocks and dikes were emplaced. This report on the Spanish Peaks primitive area, Montana, is the result of a study made by the U.S.

Geological Survey and the U.S. Bureau of Mines during the summer of Cited by: 3. Spanish Peaks SWA - Las Animas County From Aguilar, go west on CR Follow the signs to the property.

This page was last edited: 1/26/ Wildlife Area Offers: Hunting: Elk, Deer, Small Game, Turkey. Recrea-tion: Hiking, Wildlife Viewing Regulations. This report discusses the results of a mineral survey of the Spanish Peaks Wilderness Study Area, San Isabel National Forest, Huerfano and Las Animas Counties, Colo.

The area was established as a wilderness study area by Public LawDecem MINERAL RESOURCE POTENTIAL SUMMARY STATEMENT. The Forest Service evaluated the suitability of the area for wilderness as part of the forest planning process and did not recommend wilderness designation for the area, due to the numerous private property interests within the area.

The Colorado Wilderness Act of (P.L. ) created the Spanish Peaks Planning Area and directed the Forest Service to study the area and report to. The Spanish Peaks are a pair of mountains differing only in elevation. The West Spanish Peak stands higher than the East Spanish peak at o feet against the East’s roug feet.

Still, the difference is virtually unnoticeable and most travelers simply view them as a pair at all times. National Wilderness Area Spanish Peaks.

The Spanish Peaks Wilderness is a 19, acres ( km2) wilderness area in Huerfano County and Las Animas County, Colorado, United States, located 20 miles (32 km) southwest of Walsenburg. All of the wilderness area is located within San Isabel National Forest, which. Spanish Peaks County in Southern Colorado has drawn explorers, settlers, and visitors for centuries.

Cut by a scenic highway wrapped in tales and tradition and packed with natural wonders, outdoor recreation, and artistic inspiration, this unique corner of Colorado is not only where legends roam it’s where they play, create, explore, and thrive. The site is near an early s village in the foothills of the Spanish Peaks.

Most of the Spanish were killed and the cache of gold was never recovered. This hoard is known as the Arapaho Princess Treasure. Many believe the doll-shaped rock was located on the N.W.

slope of West Spanish. The Spanish Peaks geology made it a National Natural Landmark indesignated as a Wilderness Area in Octoberand dedicated in September To the geologist the Spanish Peaks are prime examples of a "stocks" which are defined as large masses of igneous (molten) rock which intruded layers of sedimentary rock and were later exposed.

Spanish Peaks Wilderness. Colorado's Wilderness Areas- San Isabel National Forest. Heading for the West Spanish Peak. Las Cumbres Espanolas, the Spanish Peaks, are among the most important landmarks of the Southwest. Long before Zebulon Pikeattempted to reach the top of Pikes Peak(later named for him), the Spanish Peaks were guiding Indian traders and raiders, Spanish explorers and.

The Spanish Peaks are isolated from the rest of Colrado's Culebra Range and tower above the plains as you drive along Interstate 25 through southern Colorado. They are so prominent they may be seen from Colorado Springs ( miles north), Alamosa ( miles west)., and near La /5(4). Exploring Colorado's Wild Areas provides information to locals and tourists, alike about the camping, hiking, paddling and climbing opportunites in places like Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park (established in ), to Spanish Peaks Wilderness (established in ), and to the recently enlarged Great Sand Dunes National Monument and Reviews: 3.

Among the most unusual features of the Spanish Peaks are the great dikes which radiate out from the mountains like spokes of a wheel. These walls of rock are often spectacular.

These walls of rock are often spectacular. Spanish Peaks Wilderness Act of report (to accompany S. [United States. based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be.

Spanish Peaks Wilderness, La Veta, Colorado. likes 3 talking about this 4, were here. The Spanish Peaks Wilderness is a acre wilderness 5/5. The two peaks, West Spanish Peak (13, ft [4, m]) and East Spanish Peak (12, ft [3, m]), are east of, and separate from, the Culebra Range of the Sangre de Cristo Spanish Peak is the easternmost mountain o ft (4, m) in the United States.

The Spanish Peaks were formed by two separate shallow (or hypabyssal) igneous intrusions during the Late-Oligocene. The CDOW grows forage for the wildlife Ranch house, Oberosler tract: From Aguilar take Apishapa Road west following signs to property, or from Trinidad, go west on State High 8 miles to Cokedale, turn north on Bon Carbo/Reilly Canyon road, follow the signs, or go 13 miles west of Trinidad on State Highway 12 just past Segundo to Sarcillo Canyon Road, turn north and follow the signs.

SPANISH PEAKS PLANNING AREA STUDY. (a) REPORT- Not later than three years from the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall report to the Committee on Natural Resources of the United States House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the United States Senate on the status of private property interests.The Online Books Page.

Browsing subject area: Wilderness areas -- Colorado (Exclude extended shelves) You can also browse an alphabetical list from this subject or from: Wilderness areas -- Colorado.

See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Wilderness areas.West Spanish Peak is a high and prominent mountain summit that is the higher of the two Spanish Peaks in the Rocky Mountains of North America.

West Spanish Peak is situated 1 mile southwest of Spanish Peaks Wilderness. Photo: Alethe88, CC BY-SA