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The Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA
Grand Canyon is one of the most spectacular natural monuments on Earth, being crossed by the Colorado River, for millions of years. The Grand Canyon National Park is located in northwestern Arizona. The Grand Canyon was carved by the Colorado River in the plateau of the same name. The huge canyon is 445 kilometers long and about 25 km width, while the height is more than 1500 meters.
Founded in 1919, the park is visited annually by more than four million visitors. The diversity of nature and landscape of the region has been recognized World Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 1979. Landscape in steps, colored rocks in shades of red pine forests contrasting with what is reflected in the Colorado River, rocky chain are located between Utah and Arizona real natural wonder of the world.