a gorge of the Colorado River in N Arizona. over 200 miles (320 km) long; 1 mile (1.6 km) deep.
a gorge of the Colorado River in N Arizona, extending from its junction with the Little Colorado River to Lake Mead; cut by vertical river erosion through the multicoloured strata of a high plateau; partly contained in the Grand Canyon National Park, covering 2610 sq km (1008 sq miles). Length: 451 km (280 miles). Width: 6 km (4 miles) to 29 km (18 miles). Greatest depth: over 1.5 km (1 mile)
A five-thousand-foot-deep gorge carved by the Colorado River in northwestern Arizona.
Note: Grand Canyon National Park is a great tourist attraction.
noun 1. a national park in N Arizona, including part of the Grand Canyon and the area around it. 1009 sq. mi. (2615 sq. km).
noun 1. the largest of the Cayman Islands, West Indies. 76 sq. mi. (197 sq. km).
noun 1. Arizona (used as a nickname).
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