The Horseshoe

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Basin

Natural depression or relatively low area enclosed by higher land.
See also: Valleys
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
40.8174823°, -105.1672014°
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Elevation

5728 ft. (1746 m.)

Topographic Map

US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. The Horseshoe is covered by the Livermore, CO US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Perry Park, CO 108 mi
Larkspur, CO 111 mi
Westcreek, CO 115 mi
Elbert, CO 115 mi
Palmer Lake, CO 118 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Lateral Number 1 Water 0.9 mi
Park Creek Number 2 Dam Man-made 1.1 mi
Campbell Mountain Land 1.2 mi
Park Creek Dam Man-made 1.2 mi
Park Creek Reservoir Number 2 Water 1.3 mi

Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is BUCKHORN MTN 1 E which is approximately 16 miles away and has an elevation of 7,400 feet (1,672 feet higher than The Horseshoe). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January .87" 38.9° 17.1°
February .57" 41.5° 18.3°
March 2.05" 46.5° 24.0°
April 2.86" 52.7° 28.8°
May 3.37" 61.6° 38.2°
June 2.50" 72.5° 47.0°
July 2.48" 79.6° 53.8°
August 2.08" 78.5° 53.6°
September 2.03" 69.9° 44.7°
October 1.07" 59.1° 34.6°
November 1.18" 46.3° 24.0°
December .56" 40.6° 18.8°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 86% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 57% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 72% of other locations on record.