Topographic map questions | Geography homework help


Open the Greeley, CO, topographic map.  This is the “topo” map that includes Fort Collins.  This is a enlightened improve, so you accomplish keep to zoom in to see things on the map.  Keep in desire that when you zoom in and out, you transmute the lamina, and you must scroll down to see the bar lamina when you transmute the conception.  Answer the subjoined questions:

  1. Determine the distances betwixt these places:
    • Fossil Creek Reservoir (betwixt Fort Collins and Loveland) and Windsor Reservoir (betwixt Fort Collins and Greeley)?
    • The Greeley airport to Riverbehalf Reservoir, east of Greeley?
    • Hagues Peak (in the Mummy Range) due south to Longs Peak (south of the Rocky Mountain National Park mark) in the western part-among-among of the map?
  2. What is the refinement of the subjoined:
    • Downtown Fort Collins? 
    • Coffintop Mountain in the southwestern cavity, north of Boulder and west of Longmont?
    • The misnamed ranch to the left of the ‘U’ in Laramie Mountains in the northwest cavity?
  3. What is the transmute in refinement betwixt Longs Peak and Lake Granby to the southwest?
  4. What is the gradient (slope) betwixt Longs Peak and Longmont airport in feet/mile? Make infallible that you achieve the math so that your units are in feet/1 mile.
  5. What is the longitude and room of these features:
    • The USGS Testing Station in the southeast cavity?
    • Greasewood Flats east of Greeley and Eaton?
    • Mount Dickinson north of Lake Estes and Estes Park on the western behalf of the map?
  6. What would you perceive at the subjoined rooms and longitudes:
    • 40°00’, 105°15’ 
    • 40°15’00”, 105°30'
  7. List the Range and township for the subjoined locations.
    • Fort Collins  
    • Boulder  
    • Greeley  
  8. What ranch is rest in R64W, T3N?
  9. Let’s say that you were atop Mount Audubon to the west of Boulder and Longmont.  You omission to get to Sawtooth Mountain, which is due north of Audubon.  Why would you omission to ruler to the northeast instead of due north immediately toward Sawtooth?