The Grand Canyon

Pictures of The Grand Canyon and the Colorado Plateau, through which it cuts. was once a seabed.The plateau was raised through plate tectonic action so that the rims of the grand canyon are now between 7,000 and 8,000 feet above sea level. Through erosion from the Colorado River and other factors, the canyon has been cut as deep as one mile in places. The canyon can be viewed from both the north and south rims. Browse the images below.

Grand Canyon Mather Point

The Colorado Plateau, through which the Grand Canyon cuts. was once a seabed.The plateau was raised through plate tectonic action so that the rims of the grand canyon are now between 7,000 and 8,000 above sea level. Through erosion from the Colorado River and other factors, the canyon has been cut as deep as one mile in places. The canyon can be viewed from both the north and south rims. This is a view from Mather Point on the south rim of the canyon.

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Grand Canyon Maricopa Point

The Colorado Plateau, through which the Grand Canyon cuts. was once a seabed.The plateau was raised through plate tectonic action so that the rims of the grand canyon are now between 7,000 and 8,000 above sea level. Through erosion from the Colorado River and other factors, the canyon has been cut as deep as one mile in places. The canyon can be viewed from both the north and south rims. This is a view from Maricopa Point on the south rim of the canyon.

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South Rim Trail Vista

The Colorado Plateau, through which the Grand Canyon cuts. was once a seabed.The plateau was raised through plate tectonic action so that the rims of the grand canyon are now between 7,000 and 8,000 above sea level. Through erosion from the Colorado River and other factors, the canyon has been cut as deep as one mile in places. The canyon can be viewed from both the north and south rims. This is a view from a scenic overlook between Powell Point and Hopi Point on the south rim of the canyon.

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South Rim Trail View BW

The Colorado Plateau, through which the Grand Canyon cuts. was once a seabed.The plateau was raised through plate tectonic action so that the rims of the grand canyon are now between 7,000 and 8,000 above sea level. Through erosion from the Colorado River and other factors, the canyon has been cut as deep as one mile in places. The canyon can be viewed from both the north and south rims. This is a view from a scenic overlook between Powell Point and Hopi Point on the south rim of the canyon.

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Mather Point Grand Canyon

The Colorado Plateau, through which the Grand Canyon cuts. was once a seabed.The plateau was raised through plate tectonic action so that the rims of the grand canyon are now between 7,000 and 8,000 feet above sea level. Through erosion from the Colorado River and other factors, the canyon has been cut as deep as one mile in places. The canyon can be viewed from both the north and south rims. This is a view from Mather Point on the south rim of the canyon.

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Maricopa Point Grand Canyon BW

The Colorado Plateau, through which the Grand Canyon cuts. was once a seabed.The plateau was raised through plate tectonic action so that the rims of the grand canyon are now between 7,000 and 8,000 feet above sea level. Through erosion from the Colorado River and other factors, the canyon has been cut as deep as one mile in places. The canyon can be viewed from both the north and south rims. This is a view from Maricopa Point on the south rim of the canyon.

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South Rim Trail Vista BW

The Colorado Plateau, through which the Grand Canyon cuts. was once a seabed.The plateau was raised through plate tectonic action so that the rims of the grand canyon are now between 7,000 and 8,000 above sea level. Through erosion from the Colorado River and other factors, the canyon has been cut as deep as one mile in places. The canyon can be viewed from both the north and south rims. This is a view from a scenic overlook between Powell Point and Hopi Point on the south rim of the canyon.

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Hopi Point

The Colorado Plateau, through which the Grand Canyon cuts. was once a seabed.The plateau was raised through plate tectonic action so that the rims of the grand canyon are now between 7,000 and 8,000 above sea level. Through erosion from the Colorado River and other factors, the canyon has been cut as deep as one mile in places. The canyon can be viewed from both the north and south rims. This is a view from Hopi Point on the south rim of the canyon.

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Colorado River In Grand Canyon BW

The Colorado Plateau, through which the Grand Canyon cuts. was once a seabed.The plateau was raised through plate tectonic action so that the rims of the grand canyon are now between 7,000 and 8,000 feet above sea level. Through erosion from the Colorado River and other factors, the canyon has been cut as deep as one mile in places. The canyon can be viewed from both the north and south rims.This is a view from a scenic overlook between Hopi Point and Mojave Point on the south rim of the canyon.

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Mather Point Vista

The Colorado Plateau, through which the Grand Canyon cuts. was once a seabed.The plateau was raised through plate tectonic action so that the rims of the grand canyon are now between 7,000 and 8,000 feet above sea level. Through erosion from the Colorado River and other factors, the canyon has been cut as deep as one mile in places. The canyon can be viewed from both the north and south rims. This is a view from Mather Point on the south rim of the canyon.

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Hopi Vista BW

The Colorado Plateau, through which the Grand Canyon cuts. was once a seabed.The plateau was raised through plate tectonic action so that the rims of the grand canyon are now between 7,000 and 8,000 feet above sea level. Through erosion from the Colorado River and other factors, the canyon has been cut as deep as one mile in places. The canyon can be viewed from both the north and south rims. This is a view from Hopi Point on the south rim of the canyon.

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Layers And Layers

The Colorado Plateau, through which the Grand Canyon cuts. was once a seabed.The plateau was raised through plate tectonic action so that the rims of the grand canyon are now between 7,000 and 8,000 feet above sea level. Through erosion from the Colorado River and other factors, the canyon has been cut as deep as one mile in places. The canyon can be viewed from both the north and south rims.This is a view from a scenic overlook between Hopi Point and Mojave Point on the south rim of the canyon.

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