July 26, 2017

How Does A Canyon Become Grand?

How did the Colorado River form a canyon so massive that it would become one of the great wonders of the world?

What makes the Grand Canyon so different from other canyons?

From Joe Hanson

How do you make a Grand Canyon? I was in Arizona recently for Phoenix Comic-Con, and had the amazing pleasure of seeing one of Earth's greatest natural wondersÂ… the Grand Canyon. More than a mile deep, and several miles across, it just defies belief. But I couldn't help but think, the Colorado River down at the bottom isn't that big. How did it cut a canyon so massive? How old is the Grand Canyon?

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