Grand Canyon National Park


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Grand′ Can′yon Na′tional Park′


n.
a national park in N Arizona, including part of the Grand Canyon and the area around it. 1009 sq. mi. (2615 sq. km).
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Noun1.Grand Canyon National Park - a national park in Arizona including the mile deep canyon of the Colorado River which shows geologic features and fossil plants and animalsGrand Canyon National Park - a national park in Arizona including the mile deep canyon of the Colorado River which shows geologic features and fossil plants and animals
Arizona, Grand Canyon State, AZ - a state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon
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Caption: THE DESCENDANTS of bison-cattle hybrids have taken up residence on the Kaibab Plateau in Grand Canyon National Park.
"Grand Canyon National Park staff encourages all visitors to have a safe visit by staying on designated trails and walkways, always keeping a safe distance from the edge of the rim and staying behind railings and fences at overlooks," the Grand Canyon National Park Service had said in a press release.
Wallenda ended up getting permission from the Navajo Nation to walk a 5-centimeter-thick steel cable 1,476 feet (450 meters) over the Little Colorado River gorge, just east of Grand Canyon National Park. The roughly 22-minute act was broadcast live on the Discovery Channel.
THE GRAND EXPERIENCE: Travel writer John Gottberg Anderson takes us on a thrilling, 188-mile trip on the Colorado River through the heart of Grand Canyon National Park.
Australia's Great Barrier Reef, the Grand Canyon National Park in the US and China's Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries - home to more than 30 per cent of the world's endangered pandas - are among the "incredible places" being put at risk, wildlife charity WWF said.
An endangered California condor, left, flies through Marble Gorge, east of Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
Tino and Rudi set off to find Penny's home, taking a train to the end of the line at the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. There the two friends too a shuttle bus to the lookout at Mather Point, a huge, scenic set of canyon walls with layers and stripes of different colored rocks and sediment.
Silverthorn and Chiang present readers with a pictorial account of the past and present of Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona.
The animal has been seen and photographed in Kaibab National Forest north of Grand Canyon National Park with a collar similar to those used in a wolf recovery effort in the Northern Rockies, the U.S.
The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided gorge carved by the Colorado River in Arizona, in the Grand Canyon National Park. It's considered one of the seven natural wonders of the world.
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Arizona: Google and its street-view cameras already have taken users to narrow cobblestone alleys in Spain using a tricycle, inside the Smithsonian with a push cart and up British Columbia's snow-covered slopes by snowmobile.
Wallenda says he's in negotiation with two American Indian tribes whose reservations border the Grand Canyon National Park.

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