Grand Canyon Travel Blog› entry 10 of 12 › view all entries
June 24th, 2005 – by: lorenzmartins
Well known for its geologic significance, the Grand Canyon is one of the most studied geologic landscapes in the world. It offers an excellent record of three of the four eras of geological time, a rich and diverse fossil record, a vast array of geologic features and rock types, and numerous caves containing extensive and significant geological, paleontological, archeological and biological resources. It is considered one of the finest examples of arid-land erosion in the world. The Canyon, incised by the Colorado River, is immense, averaging 4,000 feet deep for its entire 277 miles. It is 6,000 feet deep at its deepest point and 15 miles at its widest. However, the significance of Grand Canyon is not limited to its geology.
I have no words about this spectacular park.. The best time to take a view is during the sunset and the sunrise.. the rocks changes colors several times.. blue, red, maroon, orange, pink, just fantastic.. just WOOOWWW..
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