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Colorado, Utah, Nevada and the Grand Canyon in Arizona

William Forgo

Colorado, Utah, Nevada and the Grand Canyon in Arizona

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Published by Forgo Guides in Brooklyn, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesForgo guides ;, no. 2
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 86/408 (F)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination80 p.
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2507153M
LC Control Number87890158


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Colorado, Utah, Nevada and the Grand Canyon in Arizona by William Forgo Download PDF EPUB FB2

It’s one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, a mile cross section of the Northern Arizona desert laying bare 2 billion (with a b) years of geology.

It gets up to 18 miles wide and more than a mile deep from the rim to the Colorado River below. Best seen from the South Rim or space. THE SOUTH RIM is the Grand Canyon’s most popular.

From deserts to rivers to canyons narrow and grand, the southwestern United States calls to adventurers and explorers. You could spend endless amounts of time uncovering the landscapes here, but a four-day Utah and Arizona road trip is the perfect introduction Colorado the region along the border of the two states, where the Colorado River and its tributaries create breathtaking scenes preserved in.

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Return to Salt Lake City Fly to. Also New: Big Bend of the Colorado State Recreation Area, Nevada, North Fork of Mule Canyon, Cedar Mesa, Utah. Cave Lake State Park, Nevada.

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