Colorado National Parks
Spanish Peaks, located within the San Isabel National Wilderness Area, is one of the best known examples of exposed igneous dikes. Dikes are formed when molten igneous material is forced into a fracture or fault before becoming solidified. There may be over 500 such dikes in the area. Ownership: Federal, private.
Designation Date: 1976
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