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What is the source of the Rio Grande River?

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2015-10-16 12:58:48
2015-10-16 12:58:48

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From Rio Grande National Forest in the U.S. state of Colorado, which the river is formed by the joining of several streams at the base of Canby Mountain, Gunnison National Forest, Colorado 81433...just east of the Continental Divide Trail.

Canby Mountain rises directly to the east of Stony Pass, a historically important access route to the 19th century mining boom-towns of southwest Colorado.

Lat/Lon: 37.80000°N / 107.55°W

Elevation: 13478 ft

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