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Nov. 23, 2022: From the lowest point to petrified trees, Colorado is filled with wonder

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Colorado Matters host Ryan Warner interviews Matt Bauer, a vice president at the Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists, beside a stake in the ground on a private ranch far from any paved road, which Bauer says marks the lowest point in Colorado. It’s in Yuma County, at the Kansas line on the Arikaree River. Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022.

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Did you ever wonder where Colorado's lowest point is? Or how common earthquakes are in the state? What about the discoveries of fossils like a giant petrified stump in Florissant? Or even how a street name is pronounced in downtown Denver? Today's Colorado Matters answers these Colorado Wonders questions, in a state filled with curiosity and curiosities.