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Grand Canyon of Arizona

Grand Canyon of Arizona

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Published by F. Harvey in [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHarvey, Fred
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[12] leaves of plates : col. ill. ;
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14512206M

    The siren's call of the Grand Canyon leads many to Arizona to experience this remarkable natural wonder first-hand. Yet few do more than amble along the rim. There are many more ways to get to know one of the most famous natural landmarks in the United States. While many visitors to the Grand Canyon will only see the South Rim, an exploration. Carved millions of years ago by the Colorado River and natural geological processes, the Grand Canyon’s stark beauty, rusty, desert colors and glorious sunsets pull tourists from across the globe. For Las Vegas visitors, this national treasure is a manageable overnight trip at about miles ( kilometers) from the city/5(). The Grand Canyon area offers a variety of activities to suit any taste including horseback riding, river rafting down the Colorado River and snow skiing in Flagstaff. Take a jeep tour of the Grand Canyon or hike the Canyon's Rim Trail or the Bright Angel Trail inside the National Park.


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