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Prime agricultural land along the Clear Creek floodplain, Colorado, attracted settlement in the 1850's but the demand for sand and gravel for 1900's construction initiated a sequence of events that exceeded previous interests and created the modified landscape and urban ecosystem that exists today. The Clear Creek valley corridor offers a landscape filled with a persistent visible and hidden reminder of it's past use.The map sheets illustrate the Clear Creek landscape as a series of compositions, both at the macro view (in the spatial context of urban structure and highways from aerial photographs) and micro view (from the civic scale where landscape features like trees, buildings, and sidewalks are included). The...


    map background search result map search result map Evolution of the landscape along the Clear Creek Corridor,Colorado--Urbanization, aggregate mining, and reclamation Evolution of the landscape along the Clear Creek Corridor,Colorado--Urbanization, aggregate mining, and reclamation