Arizona"s Grand Canyon (Plateau, Vol 62, No 2) by Dorothy A. House

Cover of: Arizona

Published by Museum of Northern Arizona .

Written in English

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  • General,
  • Natural History,
  • Regional Geology,
  • Nature / Field Guide Books,
  • History: American

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Open LibraryOL9462595M
ISBN 100897341058
ISBN 109780897341059

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Vast, magnificent and inarguably beautiful, the Grand Canyon is easily Arizona’s most distinguishable landmark—a natural wonder you must see to believe. Stretching miles from end to end, its rocky walls descend more than a mile to the canyon’s floor, where.

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The mighty Colorado River, eroding its way through Utah before entering Arizona, cuts into the deep gorges of the Grand Canyon as it passes west.

Most visitors see the Grand Canyon from the South Rim Village after either driving in from Williams or taking the Grand Canyon Railway excursion train from Williams. Grand Canyon National Park.

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