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Grand Canyon

Regarded as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon is the product of almost two billion years of various geological activities and processes. It extends for 446 kilometers and has a depth of 1.8 kilometers. It is located in Arizona and attracts around five million tourists all throughout the year.

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A visit to the Grand Canyon will never be dull. There are several types of activities visitors can enjoy and take pleasure in, whichever category of adventure-seeker they belong to. Here are some of the most exciting activities to do in the Grand Canyon: [click to continue…]

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Travel Guide to Grand Canyon

by WCC on January 24, 2012

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The Grand Canyon is a U.S. National Park in northern Arizona . It represents one of the major attractions in the U.S. since 1979 and belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The canyon was formed probably 10 million years ago when the Colorado River began to carve his way through the rocky plateau. Over time, then came the 1,800 m deep, 350 km long and up to 30 km wide gorge. Wind and weather, they also formed. The order of the different rock layers in the rock walls and numerous fossils found here point to the different eras of geological eras.

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The Grand Canyon is very versatile in terms of plants and the climate. In and around the canyon, there are five different climate zones! The higher elevations of the Grand Canyon have even coniferous forest. [click to continue…]

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