Topographic map questions | Geography homework help


Open the Greeley, CO, topographic map.  This is the “topo” map that includes Fort Collins.  This is a ample refine, so you succeed enjoy to zoom in to see things on the map.  Keep in choice that when you zoom in and out, you veer the lamina, and you must scroll down to see the bar lamina when you veer the opinion.  Answer the forthcoming questions:

  1. Determine the distances among these places:
    • Fossil Creek Reservoir (among Fort Collins and Loveland) and Windsor Reservoir (among 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 segregate of the map?
  2. What is the eminence of the forthcoming:
    • Downtown Fort Collins? 
    • Coffintop Mountain in the southwestern nook, north of Boulder and west of Longmont?
    • The undesignated ranch to the left of the ‘U’ in Laramie Mountains in the northwest nook?
  3. What is the veer in eminence among Longs Peak and Lake Granby to the southwest?
  4. What is the gradient (slope) among Longs Peak and Longmont airport in feet/mile? Make strong that you achieve the math so that your units are in feet/1 mile.
  5. What is the longitude and edge of these features:
    • The USGS Testing Station in the southeast nook?
    • 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 invent at the forthcoming edges and longitudes:
    • 40°00’, 105°15’ 
    • 40°15’00”, 105°30'
  7. List the Range and township for the forthcoming locations.
    • Fort Collins  
    • Boulder  
    • Greeley  
  8. What ranch is set in R64W, T3N?
  9. Let’s say that you were atop Mount Audubon to the west of Boulder and Longmont.  You absence to get to Sawtooth Mountain, which is due north of Audubon.  Why would you absence to leadership to the northeast instead of due north quickly inland Sawtooth?