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Booten Gulch


AddressOpens on Guy Gulch from the north.
QuadRalston Buttes, 1965 (1971)
SectionS9,8,17, T3S, R71W
Elevation7300
SourceInterview, Jim Ramstetter, Golden Gate Canyon Historian, May 1994.
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Initialdate1994-05-16 00:00:00-06
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Latestdate1996-08-15 00:00:00-06
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HistoryBooten Gulch is about .6 mile long and drains south to the slope of Mt. Tom. It is named for Daniel Booten, who squatted at the entrance and is credited with building Centennial House. Centennial Ranch is located on Ralston Buttes map at 7686 elevation and is located at: S17, T3S, R71W.
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