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.