The Great Divide

The Great Divide (HM1CY1)

Location: Creede, CO 81130 Mineral County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 28.975', W 106° 48.135'

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Water! Every drop has a destiny via the continent's backbone: the Continental Divide.
?????With a foot on each side of the bronze line below, you are symbolically straddling the spine of the Western Hemisphere. In North America the Divide follows the crest of the Rocky Mountains, beginning north in Alaska's Brook Range and continuing through South America to the Strait of Magellan.
?????Does the Continental Divide affect our lives? You bet!
?????Spring thaws begin as trickles, grow to gushes, and become torrents, sending water to every part of the continent: west to the Pacific, south to the Gulf of Mexico, east to the Atlantic, and north to Hudson Bay and up to the Arctic. Along the way, water - the building block of life on earth - supports nature and civilization.
?????Wolf Creek Pass, part of the San Juan Mountain Range, averages an annual snowfall of 460 inches - over 38 feet of snow - the first step in an amazing cycle surrounding nature's spine.
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Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 2:55pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 340655 N 4149971
Decimal Degrees37.48291667, -106.80225000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 28.975', W 106° 48.135'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 28' 58.50" N, 106° 48' 8.10" W
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Area Code(s)719
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 219 Loop Trail, Creede CO 81130, US
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