The San Juan Mountains, Colorado
September 2001 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe rugged San Juan Mountains of Colorado rise to 14,309 feet and were a barrier to overland travel for many years. Precipitation, in the form of summer thundershowers and heavy winter snow, is enough to support coniferous forests.
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