The Grand Canyon

One of the most amazing things during our Roadtrip across America, was the Grand Canyon.  The Monterey Bay aquarium was cool because of it’s sealife (and because I had such great memories of going there as a little kid), but the Grand Canyon was awesome because it was huge.

The Grand Canyon is a huge, long, winding canyon that has been carved out by the Colorado River over the many years.  It is overall, 277 miles long, and up to eighteen miles wide in some areas–and can get to be deeper than a mile.  It is located in ‘Grand Canyon National Park’, Arizona.

It also has many colored layers of rock and clay in it, as you might be able to see from the photo to your Left…

For thousands of years, the canyon has been lived-in by Native Americans–some of which (the Pueblo people), considered the canyon…

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Posted October 29, 2013 by Olympia Davis in Uncategorized

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