Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon Arizona is one of the biggest canyons in the world, is 227 miles long covering about 1,218,376 acres and at its deepest is about 6,000 feet in depth. Questions should relate directly to features regarding the canyon itself.

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Where is the Grand Canyon located?

The Grand Canyon is located in northwestern Arizona.

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How far to Grand Canyon from Durango CO?

Taking 160-W from Durango it would take you about 5 hours to get to the Grand Canyon by driving.

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How far is it from Phoenix Arizona to the Grand Canyon?

It is 223 miles according to Google Maps and an estimated 3 hours and 57 minutes.

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Erosion and Weathering

What caused the Grand Canyon?

The water erosion of the Colorado River over a very long period of time combined with slow but consistent uplift of the ground the river flowed through.

The Colorado River moved bits of rock around which made the GRAND CANYON.

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In which state would you find the Grand Canyon?

The Grand Canyon is in northern Arizona.

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How much dirt would it take to fill the grand canyon?

The Grand Canyon, located in Arizona, is one of largest natural wonders in America. It would take approximately 2500 cubic miles of dirt to fill the canyon up.

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Road Distance
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How far is it from the Grand Canyon to El Paso Texas?

It is 596 miiles accordiing to Google Maps.

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What state does the Grand Canyon belong to?

The Grand Canyon National Park is in Arizona.

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Why is Grand Canyon State important to Arizona?

I'm assuming that you mean the nickname "Grand Canyon State". I will answer from my own perspective. I live two hours from the Grand Canyon. When I go there, I feel like a minority. There are so many people from other countries that it is amazing. Here, the 5 million visitors per year, don't just learn about the Grand Canyon, they learn about Arizona. Frankly, the Grand Canyon puts us on the map. People from all over the world refer to Arizona as the state that has the Grand Canyon in it, so why not be known as The Grand Canyon State?

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How far out from the canyon wall does the Skywalk extend extend?

The Skywalk extends 66 feet beyond the Grand Canyons rim.

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What is the country and continent of the Grand Canyon?

Winky Useker

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Panama Canal
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How is the Grand Canyon different from the panama canal?

Firstly one is a Canyon the other is a Canal these are two entirely different things. Also the Grand Canyon was made naturally over centuries by the Colorado river eroding stone. The Panama Canal is a man made structure to bridge the Atlantic and pacific oceans for commercial shipping.

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Why is the Grand Canyon so important to the world?

Because it wasn't man made its all natural

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Oregon
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How many miles from Bend Oregon to Grand Canyon?

1000 miles

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Lakes and Rivers
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Colorado River

Is there gold in the Colorado River in Arizona?

Possibly and even likely.

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Who explored the Grand Canyon?

John Wesley Powell explored the grand canyon

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What famous North American landmark is constantly moving?

Niagara Falls - The rim is worn down about 2 1/2 feet each year because of the millions of gallons of water that move over it every minute.

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Nevada
Driving Times
Las Vegas
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How long does it take to drive from Las Vegas Nevada to Phoenix Arizona?

To long

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Which type of mountain is formed by colliding continents?

The type of mountain that is formed by colliding continents is the upward mountain.

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Why your voice echo in the canyon?

Your soundwave hits the walls of any closed space and reflects to another and keeps going like this until it wears out. that's why your voice echo in places like restrooms.

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How many people get lost in the Grand Canyon?

1000s of people get lost in thegrand canyon each year

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Which river runs through the Grand Canyon?

Colorado River

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What planet has volcanoes and a canyon that is larger that the Grand Canyon is?

Mars.

Valles Marineris would hold the whole of Earth's Grand Canyon is one of its side canyons.

In addition, its largest volcano -- Olympus Mons -- is larger than any volcano on our planet.

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Road Distance
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How many miles is it from Baton Rouge Louisiana to the Grand Canyon?

It is 1,481 miles according to Google Maps.

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