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Grand Canyon series

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  • Grand Canyon series — Major division of rocks in northern Arizona dating from Precambrian time. The rocks of the series consist of about 10,600 ft (3,400 m) of quartz sandstones, shales, and thick sequences of carbonate rocks. Spectacular exposures of these rocks… …   Universalium

  • Grand Canyon — a gorge of the Colorado River in N Arizona. over 200 mi. (320 km) long; 1 mi. (1.6 km) deep. * * * Gorge cut by the Colorado River, northwestern Arizona, U.S. Noted for its rock formations and coloration, it is about 0. 1–18 mi (0.2–29 km) wide… …   Universalium

  • Grand Canyon — This article is about the canyon in the southwestern United States. For other Grand Canyons, see Grand Canyon (disambiguation). Grand Canyon …   Wikipedia

  • Grand Canyon Airlines — Infobox Airline airline = Grand Canyon Airlines logo size = fleet size = 16 destinations = Grand Canyon, Page, Boulder City, Monument Valley IATA = YR ICAO = CVU callsign = CANYON VIEW parent = Grand Canyon Airlines company slogan = With Grand… …   Wikipedia

  • Grand Canyon Connector Bicycle Route — The Adventure Cycling Association Grand Canyon Connector Bicycle Route is the 573 mile (923 km) connector route between the Western Express Bicycle Route and the Southern Tier Bicycle Route and is a prime example of the vast and beautiful… …   Wikipedia

  • Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone — The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone is a large canyon of the Yellowstone River that is located in Yellowstone National Park in the United States. The canyon is up to 900 feet deep (275 m) and a half mile (0.8 km) in width. It is not the canyon… …   Wikipedia

  • Geology of the Grand Canyon area — The geology of the Grand Canyon area exposes one of the most complete sequences of rock anywhere, representing a period of nearly 2 billion years of the Earth s history in that part of North America. The major sedimentary rock layers exposed in… …   Wikipedia

  • History of the Grand Canyon area — The known history of the Grand Canyon area stretches back 10,500 years when the first evidence for human presence in the area started. Native Americans have been living at Grand Canyon and in the area now covered by Grand Canyon National Park for …   Wikipedia

  • 1956 Grand Canyon mid-air collision — Infobox Aircraft accident name = United Airlines Flight 718 Trans World Airlines Flight 2 caption = Illustrated map of crash location date = June 30, 1956 type = Mid air collision site = Chuar Butte Grand Canyon, Arizona total fatalities = 128… …   Wikipedia

  • canyon — /kan yeuhn/, n. a deep valley with steep sides, often with a stream flowing through it. Also, cañon. [1835 45, Amer.; < AmerSp, Sp cañón a long tube, a hollow, equiv. to cañ(a) tube ( < L canna CANE) + on aug. suffix] Syn. gorge, gully, ravine,… …   Universalium

  • Canyon — /kan yeuhn/, n. a town in N Texas. 10,724. * * * I Very narrow, deep valley cut by a river through resistant rock and having steep, almost vertical sides. Canyons occur most often in arid or semiarid regions. Some canyons (e.g., the Grand Canyon) …   Universalium

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