Cheyenne Mountain


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Cheyenne Mountain,

c.9,565 ft (2,915 m), in the Front RangeFront Range,
an eastern range of the U.S. Rocky Mts., bordering the Great Plains and extending c.300 mi (480 km) S from SE Wyo. to the Arkansas River, S central Colo. It has several peaks, including Gray's Peak and Pikes Peak, that are more than 14,000 ft (4,270 m) high.
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 of the Rocky Mts., El Paso co., central Colo., SW of Colorado Springs. Halfway up the mountain, in North Cheyenne Park, is the Shrine of the Sun Memorial, erected in memory of Will RogersRogers, Will
(William Penn Adair Rogers), 1879–1935, American humorist, b. Oolagah, Indian Territory (now in Oklahoma). In his youth he worked as a cowboy in Oklahoma, and after traveling over the world, he returned to the United States and worked in vaudeville as a cowboy
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. It consists of a 100-ft (30-m) tower, the interior of which is decorated with frescoes; there is bust of Rogers by Jo Davidson. The headquarters of the North American Air Defense Command (NORAD) and other defense facilities are located deep inside the mountain.
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One visitor's video shows hail plunging into the water at a bear enclosure, churning the water as bears pelted with ice scramble at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs.
The Colorado Springs Fire Department said at least five zoo patrons at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, who suffered unspecified injuries in the storm, were transported to the hospital.
Other resort features include a super-exclusive retreat, Cloud Camp, atop Cheyenne Mountain; a vintage Western experience at the Ranch at Emerald Valley; and a Fly Fishing Camp on the banks of the Tarryall River, where the record for the largest trout is currently held by a 10-year-old girl.
Furthermore, she committed numerous factual misstatements, such as referring to activities "deep inside Cheyenne Mountain in Colorado Springs" in October 1960; that facility did not become operational until April 1966.
Cheyenne Mountain Boulevard and Highway 115, will offer a wider range of services, including drive-thru banking and safe deposit boxes.
As an Electromagnetic Pulse Hardness Assurance Technician at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Donovan was encouraged to commission by his boss--a former AC-130 Gunship pilot.
June 25-27, 2017: The 2017 Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute Annual Conference, Cheyenne Mountain Resort, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA.
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Children and animal lovers would come together and say Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is a must if you're visiting Colorado Springs, especially when visiting with kids.
At the summit of Cheyenne Mountain sits Cloud Camp, with a main lodge and 11 one-and two-bedroom cabins scattered around a lawn backed by views of the Front Range.
The Pentagon announced plans to move the headquarters of the North American Aerospace Defense Command to Cheyenne Mountain, near Colorado Springs, Colorado, nearly a decade after largely abandoning the site.

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