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Grand Canyon National Park

Arizona

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The Grand Canyon was created by the Colorado River cutting a channel into the surrounding plateau over a period of about 6 million years.

The canyon is 277 miles (446 km) long, ranges in width from 4 to 18 miles (0.4 to 24 kilometers), and attains a depth of more than a mile (1.6 km).

Grand Canyon National Park is one of the world’s premier natural attractions, attracting about five million visitors per year.

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