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I didn't know that!
So do people us that to swap out for nasty plane bathrooms?
Had no clue about that, and very interesting! Hugs...RO
So I guess everyone who lives there gets to join the Mile High Club, eh?
I didn't know that.
Colorado one of most favorite states. So much beauty there.
I knew that..
A story was written a few years back showing that Denver was actually a bit short of a mile in elevation.
I didn't know that Adam ... thanksAll the best Jan
Oh Debra..........you are naughty to even suggest this, ha ha!Colin
Yup! And I'm south of Denver and almost 2,000 feet higher :)
Most of downtown Denver is slightly below 5,280 feet in elevation, but the Capitol Building stands on a hill and hits the mile high mark. I've been on the steps of the Capitol Building that stand at 5,280 feet. I say steps because there has been some remeasuring over the years. The fifteenth step was designated one mile above sea level back in the 40s. Then Colorado State University engineering students discovered in 1969, that 5,280 feet was actually three steps up on step 18, and that spot got a benchmarker. Then in 2003 the elevation was measured with newer techniques, and step thirteen became a mile high with a third marker. LOL So, I make sure that I run up and down all the steps at the Capitol Building to make sure I hit 5,280 feet. I live at 5,985 feet ~ more or less ~ no marker!
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