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About Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon National Park is located in northwestern part of Arizona in the Southwestern United States. The weather is typically hot and dry inside the canyon. The North rim receives more rain and snow than the Southern rim. Typically, the South rim is 10 degrees warmer than the North rim. There are many landforms and waterways in the Grand Canyon. One waterway in the Grand Canyon is the Colorado River which carves away at the Canyon. One well known landform in the canyon is the canyon itself which can hold up to 10 Mount Everest. The Grand Canyon is 2,000,000 years old.
About Grand Canyon by Deerfield School
Formation of the Grand Canyon
Formation of the Grand Canyon by Deerfield School
Did you know?
Grand Canyon became a park in 1880
From the North Rim to the South Rim the distance is 220 miles
The width of the Grand Canyon can hold 10 Mount Everest
Canyon is up to 18 miles wide and a mile deep
The park is 1,218,375 acres
89 types of animals live in this park
- 1,500 types of plants can be found in the canyon