grand canyon

     

Given its current name by John Wesley Powell, it was called Kaibab, or "mountain lying down" by the Paiutes

Trivia about grand canyon

  • It's 277 miles long, it's up to 18 miles wide, it's 6 million years old & at a given time temperatures within it can vary by 25 degrees
  • The Havasupai have been living in a branch of this canyon for over 600 years
  • 100 million stamps incorrectly placing this big landmark in Colorado instead of Arizona won't be released
  • In 1540 a party led by Coronado became the first Europeans to see this Arizona natural wonder
  • Rode a mule from the south rim to the floor of this landmark to go whitewater rafting on the Colorado River
  • In the 1890s tourists took a 2-day ride from Flagstaff to its south rim
  • The "suite" about this Arizona landmark had its debut in 1931 in -- Chicago
  • Carved by the Colorado River, its depth exceeds 1 mile in places
  • Congress established this National Park in Arizona February 26, 1919
  • It was from the Hopi that the Spanish first learned of this over 200-mile-long landmark in Arizona
  • Arizona's Kaibab National Forest lies near this national park
  • "On the Rim" is Mark Neumann's history of this Arizona landmark
  • In 1931, Ferde Grofe was "suite" on this natural wonder
  • The Colorado River enters this national park at Marble Canyon
  • The U.S. has 2 parks labeled "Grand", Wyoming's Grand Teton & this one in Arizona
  • The largest land gorge is this one on the Colorado River
  • The Havasupi Tourist Enterprise supplies guides & mules to tourists at this Arizona natural wonder
  • Both Ferde Grofe' & the Colorado River dug this national park
  • To oversimplify, it's a really big hole in the ground in Arizona--1 mile deep & 277 river miles long
  • An overnight mule ride to the bottom of this landmark may include a stayover at the Phantom Ranch
  • In 1540 Coronado's men spent 3 days trying to figure out a way to get to the bottom of this before giving up
  • Along its 277-mile length it ranges in width from 1/10 of a mile to 18 miles wide
  • This 277-mile-long gorge of the Colorado River was primarily formed during the Pleistocene
  • An IMAX film shown in Tusayan, Arizona shows "Hidden Secrets" of this nearby national park
  • A 250-million-year, old grayish-white limestone layer of sea fossils is referred to as this canyon's "bathtub ring"
  • In 1540 Garcia Lopez de Cardenas & his group discovered this 277-mile-long, 5,000-foot-deep natural wonder
  • It's the largest gorge on Earth
  • This 18-mile-wide national park in Arizona is considered one of the world's finest examples of arid-land erosion
  • It's the geographic feature mentioned in Arizona's state nickname
  • Using a pack mule, David Jones delivers mail to Supai Village at the bottom of this landmark
  • At an elevation of 4,000 feet, the glass skywalk that opened in 2007 at this chasm is a scary place for acrophobes
  • G:This Arizona national park that's also a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • This natural wonder in Arizona can be up to a mile deep & 18 miles wide
  • In the 1890s you could take a 2-day ride from Flagstaff to its south rim
  • Wow, an old photo labeled "Grandma and Grandpa at" this Arizona natural wonder, "1947"--gee, too bad I don't know these people

Tweets about grand canyon

  • Protect the Grand Canyon From Destructive Developments via @TakePart
  • RT @lesxviezvous_: Le Grand Canyon comme vous ne l'avez jamais vu auparavant.
  • 0wned by DodePersie #DodeOnTTI ~ Havasu Falls near the Grand Canyon in Arizona
  • Candil ke Grand Canyon
  • Grand Canyon cable-car project ignites controversy over sacred land, economic impact via @azcentral
  • RT @TravelOverdose: The Grand Canyon from 35,000 feet
  • RT @LawofNumbers: @love_lentils I know how u feel ... Will leave a gaping hole the size of the Grand Canyon
  • @love_lentils I know how u feel ... Will leave a gaping hole the size of the Grand Canyon
  • RT @tumbIerposts: RT for Green Canyon, Indonesia. FAV for Grand Canyon, USA.
  • RT @BlatherNot: @DocThompsonShow #WhatILearnedToday The grand canyon, just another government money pit
  • RT @GuitarmanDan: Time to get back on the road, next stop the Grand Canyon! #TheySeeMeRollin
  • RT @GuitarmanDan: Amazing time at the Grand Canyon, that thing is pretty damn big!
  • RT @GuitarmanDan: Grand Canyon Selfie! dglou #roadtrip #grandcanyon
  • Better than the Grand Canyon? - Namibia's Fish River Canyon looks petite to anyone who's ever visited Arizona's Gr...
  • Better than the Grand Canyon? Namibia's Fish River Canyon looks pet to anyone who's ever visited Arizona's Grand...
  • RT @naojulyan: Ini lagi ninja amerika bneran manjet grand canyon dan nahan angin roket tolong =)) Aikatsu idolnya kuli parah =))
  • RT @welfordwrites: #quote Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo. Don Ma…
  • RT @fulviasmart: Gola Gorropu: la Sardegna ha il suo piccolo "Grand Canyon". È tra i più grandi e spettacolari d'Europa (FOTO)
  • Two ladies at the rim of the Grand Canyon
  • Grand Canyon Selfie! dglou #roadtrip #grandcanyon
  • Amazing time at the Grand Canyon, that thing is pretty damn big!
  • @EarthsImages @soapfanfiction My Dad & I hiked that area of the Grand Canyon in the mid-80's. Breathtaking scenery & water (it was SO cold)!
  • tony is the guy that would walk on a tightrope without gear across the grand canyon and steve would be hollering about how unsafe it is
  • RT @usatodayweather: A car races from bad weather near the Toroweap Overlook at the Grand Canyon's North Rim. By Mark Doiron, @yourtake htt…
  • RT @_dommmmms: "@islandboii_mark: “@_dommmmms: Just got a call from GCU.” What school that is ?" Grand Canyon University.
  • "@islandboii_mark: “@_dommmmms: Just got a call from GCU.” What school that is ?" Grand Canyon University.
  • Just posted a photo @ Grand Canyon University
  • Grand Canyon View
  • Inside of the Grand Canyon structure
  • RT @EarthsImages: Grand Canyon
  • Toroweap, Grand Canyon
  • RT @SBOrbis: Grand Canyon - via https://t.co/eHwlgev3xG
  • I GET TO GO TO THE GRAND CANYON NEXT YEAR FUCK YAS. THE ONLY BAD PART IS THAT I AM GOING TO BE STUCK IN AN RV WITH MY FAMILY FOR 2WEEKS
  • RT @iasd: Educadores aprendem sobre o dilúvio bíblico em visita ao Grand Canyon.
  • @Jami_USA Obama spills enough 'fill' to fill up the grand canyon...wait, I'm racist...sarc
  • Just saw the Grand Canyon, the Hoover Dam, and the Strip for the first time. Awesome day! Now back to NorCal — in...
  • Grand Canyon followed me.. I think that's a hint for me to go to college in AZ..
  • Praying my friend @SirCookieMnster is not abandoned at the Grand Canyon today like Joe Dirt
  • roomies who major together, stay together 💜🌵💉 #nursing #gcu @ Grand Canyon University
  • RT @backcountrycom: Grand Canyon Announces Interim Permits for Organized Groups Conducting Rim-to-Rim and Extended Day Hiking and Running h…
  • Fun at the Grand Canyon! #picstitch #JEBsdoVegas14 @ Grand Canyon West
  • my parents planned a trip to the Grand Canyon without me. so it begins...can someone plz travel with me?!?!? ugh.
  • RT @STcom: #PETA increases reward for man who kicked squirrel into Grand Canyon
  • RT @ourHlSTORY: Parking at the Grand Canyon. 1914.
  • Flying over the Grand Canyon! ✈️😎
  • @A_De_BEAUFFORT Si je devais voyager. Ce serait l'Égypte, la grêce le grand canyon, l'île de Pâques, et les cités des Incas, en priorité :D
  • I was visiting Grand Canyon in Arizona for the first time in my life in October, 2012. My wife suggested we take...
  • mermaid lagoon, neverland @ havasupai falls, grand canyon, az
  • The Grand Canyon of Yellowstone! #RaysMeetYogi2014 #Yellowstone #YellowstoneCanyon by
  • If I had a time machine i would go to the moment the grand canyon first fully formed into a beautiful series of cliffs...than jump off of it