Lipan Point View, Grand Canyon National Park

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The Grand Canyon (Hopi: Ongtupqa; Yavapai: Wi:kaʼi:la) is a steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado River in the United States in the state of Arizona. It is contained within and managed by Grand Canyon National Park, the Hualapai Tribal Nation, and the Havasupai Tribe. President Theodore Roosevelt was a major proponent of preservation of the Grand Canyon area, and visited it on numerous occasions to hunt and enjoy the scenery. It is considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The Grand Canyon is 277 miles (446 km) long, up to 18 miles (29 km) wide and attains a depth of over a mile (6,000 feet / 1,800 metres).[2] Nearly two billion years of the Earth's geological history have been exposed as the Colorado River and its tributaries cut their channels through layer after layer of rock while the Colorado Plateau was uplifted.

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Comments (9)

Radu Bulubasa on July 30, 2012

Amazing place ! Magnificent panorama !

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Best regards , Radu .

Enkarnau on July 30, 2012

Beautiful canyon like. Greeting from Spain, friend David, Enkarnau.

Joli Harsányi on August 5, 2012

Wonderful scenery. L Greetings, Joli

uni* on August 6, 2012

Great shot David! like

Greetings, uni

T 1 on August 11, 2012

Amazing Mountains

LIKE ))مي پسندم ))

Greetings from Iran

davidcmc58 on August 22, 2012

Much thanks to all you folks. Best regards, David.

Nelson Castrillon Ri… on August 23, 2012

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LeoW on December 28, 2012

wellcome dear David, thanks for your contribution.

A excellent shot with fine colours and beautiful sharpness, like it very much.

Best wishes and health for the new Year,

Leo

Shaun Thomason on January 13, 2013

Great landscape. The foreground gives it a great perspective

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Photo taken in Unnamed Road, Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon Village, AZ 86023, USA
Lipan Point

Photo details

  • Uploaded on July 29, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by davidcmc58
    • Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
    • Taken on 2012/07/03 17:30:09
    • Exposure: 0.033s (1/30)
    • Focal Length: 35.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/16.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: -0.33 EV
    • No flash

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