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One of the greatest National Parks in the US.
Some facts and numbers found in the net:
The Canyon is 277 miles long. It averages 10 miles in width from rim to rim. The depth, measured from the north rim is 5,700 feet (1,737 meters). The area of the park is over a million acres of land.
The elevation of the Colorado River, at the bottom of the Canyon, averages 2,200 feet (670 meters). The average elevation of the south rim is around 6,800 feet (2,072 meters) with the highest spot, Grandview Point - 7,400 feet (2,255 meters). The average elevation of the north rim is about 8,000 feet (2,438 meters) with the highest point, Point Imperial - 8,800 feet (2,682 meters). The depth of the Canyon at the South Rim, near Grand Canyon Village, is about 5,000 feet (1,524 meters).
5,000,000 visitors each year come to see this wonder of the nature.

That day , when I took this picture, was very hot and it ended with a powerful thunderstrorm. We went down to the river from a south rim and then returned back climbing to our car. Not quite wise - we broke some rules of safety - but possible. Two days in that place is definitely not too much.

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