Supporting Amateur Radio Emergency Communications

QUESTION:

California has the lowest low point of any state in the United States which is at Death Valley at 282 feet below sea level.

Colorado has the highest low point of any U.S. state. How many feet above sea level is the lowest point in the state of Colorado?

Low Point

ANSWER:

3,317 feet

EXPLANATION:

In northeast Colorado, the point where the Arikaree River flows out of Yuma County, Colorado, and into Cheyenne County, Kansas, is the lowest point in the State of Colorado at 3,317 feet elevation. This crossing point holds the distinction of being the highest low point of any U.S. state. It is higher than the highest points of 18 states, plus the District of Columbia.

NET CHECK INS

We had 30 people check in to the net tonight and only 2 had correct answers.

Congratulations to:

  • KJ6IRF – Dennis
  • KD6JEV – John

Thanks to all who participated.

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