Greater in size than the state of Rhode Island is the Grand Canyon. A mile deep, 277 miles long.
The Grand Canyon can encounter a range of weather conditions due to its height, which ranges from about 2,000 feet to over 8,000 feet.
There are thought to be 1,000 caves hidden within the Grand Canyon, and 335 of them have been documented.
The Grand Canyon took roughly 6 million years to form. The Grand Canyon was formed by erosion caused by the Colorado River and geological action.
The Grand Canyon is home to a wide variety of animals, including bighorn sheep, California condors, and the Gila monster.
Fish found the Colorado River to be a very challenging environment. There are just eight native fish species to the Grand Canyon, and six of these are exclusive to the Colorado River.
You may see the Grand Canyon from above. The Hualapai Tribe is in charge of the Skywalk, which is situated on tribal grounds.
The Colorado Plateau environment has included fire for thousands of years. It thins the forest organically, recycles nutrients into the soil, and encourages the growth of new plants.