Grand Canyon

National Park

Introduction


  • Grand Canyon national park is located in Arizona, USA. The park includes over a million acres of land - 1,218,375.54 acres which is or 1,904 square miles. The Grand Canyon national park has 4 rims, north rim, south rim, west rim, and east rim. The south rim is 90% accessible. Approaching either along us US 180 from flagstaff and AZ 64 from william and the west. The Grand Canyon nation park sits at the latitude and longitude of 36.1000N,112.1000W.

Geology of the park

  • Through rock on the high plateau of northern Arizona to create one of the largest canyons in the world. This process is called erosion. The colors of the canyon rock range from black and red to lavender and cream. The park contains more than 1 million acres. Visitors come from all around to stand on the edge of the great chasm and stare in awe at the amazing view before them.The geology of the Grand Canyon area includes one of the most complete and studied sequences of rock on Earth. The nearly 40 major sedimentary rock layers exposed in the Grand canyon and in the Grand can yon area range in age from about 200 million to nearly 2 billion years old.

environmental problems

  • Sound pollution
  • Air pollution
  • Climate-change
  • Threats from future mining

Hotels, Fun and more!

Come stay with us at the Grand Canyon Hotel.There’s more to the Grand Canyon than dramatic scenery, breathtaking views, and endless amounts of memorable things to see. The Grand Canyon also happens to be home to a number of fascinating things to do. Enjoy awe-inspiring concerts during the Grand Canyon Music Festival.

Human history of the park

  • The oldest human artifacts found in Grand Canyon are nearly 12,000 years old and date to the Paleo-Indian period. There has been continuous use and occupation of the region since that time. The group that lived in the Grand Canyon was pushed away. the features that attract people to the Grand Canyon is the Colorado river. Grand Canyon become a national park in 1919, it became a nation park or how big and long it was.