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The Grand Canyon of the Colorado

John Charles Van Dyke

The Grand Canyon of the Colorado

recurrent studies in impressions and appearances

by John Charles Van Dyke

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Published by University of Utah Press in Salt Lake City .
Written in English

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  • Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
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    • Grand Canyon (Ariz.)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John C. Van Dyke ; foreword by Peter Wild.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF788 .V24 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxii, 218 p. :
      Number of Pages218
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1744613M
      ISBN 100874803888
      LC Control Number92053610
      OCLC/WorldCa25964436

      We hiked Big Dominguez Canyon trail. It was a little tricky seeing the turn off of route 50 coming from Grand Junction. We missed it and it took a while to be able to turn around on the divided highway. We hiked to the petroglyph rock; about 8 miles round trip. The hike was 5/5(42). Vast, magnificent and inarguably beautiful, the Grand Canyon is easily Arizona’s most distinguishable landmark—a natural wonder you must see to believe. Stretching miles from end to end, its rocky walls descend more than a mile to the canyon’s floor, where .

        The next day, on Aug , Powell and his men passed Grand Wash and knew they had emerged safely at the end of Grand Canyon and their historic journey. As a testament to how difficult running the Colorado through Grand Canyon is, it would take 80 years from that first expedition for the next people to complete the journey. Written by Arizona Republic contributor Roger Naylor and published by the Grand Canyon Association, the page book is packed with drama, perils, feuds, near-death experiences, the canyon’s Author: Roger Naylor.

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