Grand Canyon "One of Americas most spectacular natural wonders"

Located in Arizona

The Grand Canyon is a beautiful and colorful landscape that stretches over 277 miles long, 18 miles wide, and a mile deep. The canyons walls contain rock layers that reveals a timeline of Earths history. In 1919, the Grand Canyon became a National Park. Every year nearly 5 million people visit the Grand Canyon to witness its beautiful sights.

"One of the worlds greatest murder mysteries". . .

For centuries, geologist debated about how the Grand Canyon was created. Most of the clues scientist rely on were swept away by strong water currents, buried by landslide, or destroyed by volcanic eruptions. Scientist are forced to piece together any information they have to determine how this beautiful landscape was created. Other forces that contribute to the formation of the Grand Canyon are erosion, the colorado river, and continental drift. At the the 2010 conference, the general scientific consensus states that the Colorado River carved the Grand Canyon beginning 5 million to 6 million years ago.

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Whitewater rafting, rock climbing, fishing and hiking are a few of the fun activities you can do while visiting the Grand Canyon!

The Grand Canyon Skywalk

One of the most popular attractions! The skywalk is a horseshoe shaped glass walkway that is 4,000 feet above the canyon floor.

You can find more than 1,500 plant, 355 bird, 89 mammals, 47 reptile, 9 amphibian and 17 fish species at the Grand Canyon.

One of the most studied geologic landscapes in the world! The Grand Canyon offers three of the four eras of geological time, diverse fossil record, and rock types. The canyon's walls are made up of nearly 40 rock layers.

Dont stand too close to the edge!!!

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