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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The CCIC2S Communications Processing System upgrades are part of the Integrated Space Command and Control (ISC2) contract to modernize and integrate 40 systems inside the Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station.
AUSTIN, Texas, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearCube Technology, the market leader and pioneer in PC Blade computing, and NORAD, North American Aerospace and Defense Command, today announced that the new command center at The Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station (CMAFS) is running on ClearCube PC Blades.
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