Tag: canyon

Aug 30, 2014

Jet Skiing Through the Canyons of Lake Powell

Jet Skiing Through the Canyons of Lake Powell

A jet skier rides through a set of narrow canyons on Lake Powell, gliding effortlessly through the calm, mirror-like water.

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Dec 3, 2013

Every 10 Years a River of Fog Fills the Grand Canyon

Every 10 Years a River of Fog Fills the Grand Canyon

On the last weekend of November 2013, a rare weather phenomenon occurred at the Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA. In an event that only happens approximately every 10 years, the entire canyon was filled with fog. To heighten the scene, the skies above were clear and cloudless. The phenomenon is known as ‘temperature inversion’…

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Sep 12, 2013

Picture of the Day: Grand Canyon Light Show

Picture of the Day: Grand Canyon Light Show

GRAND CANYON LIGHT SHOW Photograph by ROLF MAEDER Website | Blog | Twitter | Prints available In this amazing night-time scene, we are treated to a lightning show at the Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA. The photograph was taken by Rolf Maeder of photographysedona.com, who drove two hours to the canyon to…

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Jul 29, 2013

The 100 ft Waterfall Inside the Grand Canyon

The 100 ft Waterfall Inside the Grand Canyon

Located near Supai and within the Havasupai Indian Reservation in Grand Canyon National Park is Havasu Falls; a picturesque, hidden gem featuring a main chute that drops nearly 100 ft (30 m) over a vertical cliff into a large pool of blue-green water. Calcium carbonate and magnesium occur naturally in the waters of Havasu…

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Jul 20, 2013

Imagining Manhattan Inside the Grand Canyon

Imagining Manhattan Inside the Grand Canyon

At the end of 2012, Swiss photographer Gus Petro traveled to the United States. On his trip he visited the Grand Canyon in Arizona. 277 miles (446 km) long, up to 18 miles (29 km) wide and over 6,000 ft (1,800 m) deep, it is considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the…

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Mar 14, 2013

The Flowing Rock of Antelope Canyon

The Flowing Rock of Antelope Canyon

Photograph by Moondigger on Wikimedia Commons Located on Navajo land near Page, Arizona, Antelope Canyon is an incredible place where water and time have eroded the rock and turned it into a slot canyon. The result is an incredible formation of smooth, flowing rock. In 1997 the Navajo Tribe turned the area into a…

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Mar 2, 2013

Picture of the Day: Zion Canyon

Picture of the Day: Zion Canyon

ZION CANYON Photograph by Tom Anderson on Google+ Zion Canyon is a deep and narrow gorge in southwestern Utah, United States, carved by the North Fork of the Virgin River. Nearly the entire canyon is located within the eastern half of Zion National Park. The beginning of the canyon is usually delineated…

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