Castle Rock (Colorado)

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Castle Rock
Castle Rock butte in Castle Rock Colorado.JPG
Highest point
Elevation6,590 ft (2,010 m)
Prominence370 ft (110 m)
Coordinates39°22′44.72″N 104°51′21.79″W / 39.3790889°N 104.8560528°W / 39.3790889; -104.8560528Coordinates: 39°22′44.72″N 104°51′21.79″W / 39.3790889°N 104.8560528°W / 39.3790889; -104.8560528
Geography
Castle Rock is located in Colorado
Castle Rock
Castle Rock
Location in Colorado
LocationCastle Rock, Colorado,
United States

Castle Rock is a butte in the Colorado Piedmont region of the Great Plains.[1][2] The town of Castle Rock, Colorado is named after the butte.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Colorado Geology Overview". Colorado Geology Photojournals - A Tribute to Colorado's Physical Past and Present. Retrieved 2013-10-01.
  2. "Physiographic Provinces of Colorado". Colorado Geological Survey. Archived from the original on 2012-05-24. Retrieved 2013-10-01.
  3. Dawson, John Frank (1954). Place names in Colorado: why 700 communities were so named, 150 of Spanish or Indian origin. Denver, CO: The J. Frank Dawson Publishing Co. p. 13.