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http://www.grandcanyonairlines.com/ This presentation briefly explains the majesty of the Grand Canyon, explores the geography of the region, and lists the many ways of which tourists can enjoy its splendor.

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The Grand Canyon:

The Grand Canyon Little known facts about one of the world’s most incredible natural marvels

Did You Know?:

Did You Know? The Grand Canyon is 277 miles (466 kilometers) long! At its widest point, the Grand Canyon is 8 miles (29 kilometers) across! The very deepest point reaches a depth of over a mile! (1,800 meters) Recent evidence says that the Colorado River established it’s course (essentially starting the Grand Canyon) at least 17 million years ago! Some of the oldest rock formations have been confirmed to be up to 400 million years old!

Grand Canyon History:

Grand Canyon History Although Native Americans had known about the historic landmark for centuries, the first outside explorers to lay eyes on the canyon were of Spanish descent. Captain Garcia Lopez de Cardenas and his men, under the instruction of Francisco Coronado, were taken by Hopi guides to the South rim of the canyon. They remarked that some of the rock formations were “bigger than the great tower of Seville.” The first Americans to come across the famed canyon include mountain man and trapper James Ohio Pattie, as well as Mormon missionary Jacob Hamblin.

Grand Canyon Geography:

Grand Canyon Geography Due to the canyon’s impressive size, nearly every corner is a gorgeous sightseeing opportunity. The South Rim is typically busier, with easier access to the Grand Canyon National Park Camping is available on the North Rim, but due to snowfall from the ever-changing climate, it’s often closed

The Hualapai Tribe:

The Hualapai Tribe On the West side of the Grand Canyon, the Hualapai tribe owns the majority of the land. Meaning “People from the Tall Pines”, the Hualapai tribe have lived on the land for generations and generations. Recently, they opened a Grand Canyon Skywalk on the West Rim for tourists that wish to explore the majesty of the Grand Canyon from a bird’s eye view. Today, the tribe only has 2,300 members and the Grand Canyon Skywalk remains a massive source of their reservation’s industry.

Ways You Can See The Canyon:

Ways You Can See The Canyon Although there are dozens of ways to explore the natural beauty of the Grand Canyon, enthusiasts agree that the view from above is the best way to completely absorb everything that the crevasse has to offer. Because of this, flights and helicopter rides over the Grand Canyon have been in high demand, even beating out the rush to the West rim’s Skywalk attraction. Plane Bus Helicopter Boat Horse

Book with Grand Canyon Airlines:

Book with Grand Canyon Airlines In continuous operation since 1927, Grand Canyon Airlines is believed to be the oldest and most experienced air tour company. Running tours in the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, and Page, Arizona, Grand Canyon Airlines offers many different packages at a variety of prices starting at just over $100. Please visit us at http://www.grandcanyonairlines.com or give us a call at 1-866-2FLY-GCA (1-866-235-9422) to book your flight today!

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