Canyons

By: Ryan Lex

What is a canyon?


Canyons sit between cliffs and deep valleys. Canyons can be very steep. The Grand canyon is in Arizona is the deepest canyon in the united states. It is I mile deep.

Physical Features

Canyons have steep sides. They are found in rocky places and on the ocean floor. A canyon is often called a gorge.

Climate

Depending on the location of the canyon will determine the climate. The Grand Canyon has 4 seasons, spring, winter, fall, and summer. Bryce Canyon in Utah also has four seasons. It is cold during the winter and warm during the summer.

natrual resources




most caves are made from sandstone it is kind of like rock and sometimes is forms a slot canyon.

animals

Some examples for animals that live in a canyon are:

deer

mountain lion

wild turkeys

cactus plants

pink rattle snakes

Rats

Skunks

Coyotes

Bears

Eagles

Squirrels

A cave is cool and moist so bears can find fruit and prickly pear cactus.

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