Grand Canyon pride and majesty of Arizona

Grand Canyon the pride and majesty of Arizona

Grand Canyon the pride and majesty of Arizona

Grand Canyon pride and majesty of Arizona is one of greatest earthly wonders of the earth. It is one of the deepest canyons in world, where in some places its height reaches 1,800 meters. It is 446 km long and is about 29 km wide. Grand Canyon is one of seven natural wonders of the world and one of the most popular tourist destinations. Situated in the high desert plains, famous canyon, pride of Arizona, has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage list since 1972, making it one of the first natural wonders entered on this list.

The canyon, before reaching this majesty, has formed for 10 million years. According to archaeologists, it is precisely because of this long time that we can see four geological eras from our planet Earth. Namely – Neoproteosoid, Mesoprostherosis, Paleoproterosis, Neoarahai and Mesoarhay. During these eras the rocks in the plain, under the influence of underground forces, shifted, cut into one another and eroded.

Grand Canyon Arizona

Grand Canyon Arizona

In combination with this, and Colorado rafting in Grand Canyon, which is still flowing through the abyss, made its way through the rocks. This was the result of this multi-colored deep abyss with sheer rocks that every American is proud of today. Those who have had the opportunity to touch this natural phenomenon have remained silent in their grandeur. This huge space is not only interesting with its size. It’s not just a big hole in the ground.

Grand Canyon pride and majesty of Arizona and USA

Anyone who visits it and looks at it from its highest point will notice that the Canyon is filled with many rocks of interesting shapes: here can be seen natural formations resembling Buddhist temples, small pyramids, towers, walls and what not yet. All these interesting “facilities” are made by the most skillful builder – nature. The bottom of the Grand Canyon is a typical desert Mexican landscape with a variety of cactuses, agave and yuki.

Grand Canyon USA

Grand Canyon the pride and majesty of Arizona, has countless breathing gaps with enormous dimensions

Rich fauna includes a wide variety of birds, mammals, reptiles and fish. There are also some rare species in the area, such as Caibbasa white-tailed beetle and others. The most common is the California Condor, which is on the list of endangered species since 1967. In 2005, their number was 250, with 45 of them in Arizona. In addition to the rocks, you can see wild sheep, mountain lions, American coyotes, lynxes, skunks and more.

Every year the Grand Canyon is visited by over 4 million tourists wishing to experience the miracle of its ever-changing pastel colors and the unpredictable play of lights and shadows. The best time to rejoin there is in the summer, early autumn or late spring, but according to locals the winter is the best season to visit, because then the view is really indescribably beautiful.

A 376-kilometer-long scenic road, rising at an altitude of 2400 meters, winding through the canyon from the South

Grand Canyon Arizona rock formations.

Grand Canyon Arizona impressive cracks, heterogeneous rock formations.

Edge to the distant North Edge, passing through an impressive location with breathtaking views. It is open from mid-May to October. In the area of ​​Grand Canyon can be reached from the northern side, which is more distant and surrounded or on the south side, which is more accessible but more busy.

Both campsites have several campsites, as well as many restaurants and hotels. In the summer, when the peak of the tourist season is here, places are hard to find. Autumn, spring, even winter are much better suited to visit the Grand Canyon. There are steep paths where experienced tourists can walk to the bottom of the canyon. There are over-the-air canyons with helicopters and small airplanes, as well as mule riding.

National Park Grand Canyon Arizona

National Park Grand Canyon Arizona

Last major tourist attraction is the “Heavenly Walk”, opened on March 28, 2007. It is a peculiar hanging glass terrace (horseshoe-shaped) outside the canyon, from where unbelievable views are revealed. It is visited annually by over 5 million tourists, most of whom visit the southern slope of the park.

In the southern part there are also the routes of several hiking routes, the walk through which allows for the fullest knowledge of the details of this natural environment. The northern part of the Grand Canyon has a higher altitude and is less visited by tourists. This is because it is more remote. In its part there is the end territory of Touville, which is reached by small roads. However, most of the northern zone is inaccessible.

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