Blue Mesa

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U.S. Route 50 In Colorado - Route Description - Western Slope
... Grand Junction is the home of Colorado Mesa University ... Leaving Grand Junction and the area known as Orchard Mesa, the highway descends into the community of Whitewater and the Gunnison River valley ... the Gunnison River valley in a southeasterly direction, it is bounded on the east by Grand Mesa, which rises to over 11,000 feet (3,400 m) and on the west by the Uncompahgre ...

Famous quotes containing the words mesa and/or blue:

    This mesa plain had an appearance of great antiquity, and of incompleteness; as if, with all the materials for world-making assembled, the Creator had desisted, gone away and left everything on the point of being brought together, on the eve of being arranged into mountain, plain, plateau. The country was still waiting to be made into a landscape.
    Willa Cather (1873–1947)

    The extra worry began it—on the
    Blue blue mountain—she never set foot
    And then and there. Meanwhile the host
    Mourned her quiet tenure. They all stayed chatting.
    No one did much about eating.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)