Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Natural Wonder of the World

Best known for its beautiful colors and interesting geological layers with billions of years of Earth history exposed, the Grand Canyon is a must-see. Some statistics and facts:
  • The Colorado River passes through the Grand Canyon and there are 277 miles of river.
  • The Grand Canyon ranges from one half to 18 miles wide.
  • The average depth of the Grand Canyon is 1 mile.
  • The Grand Canyon comprises one million acres of land.
  • The best views at the Grand Canyon are from the South Rim which is 7000 feet above sea level.

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Adventure Details

Duration 6 days
Destinations Tucson
Grand Canyon
Focus Biology
Regional History