A report on Grand Canyon

Image of the Grand Canyon and surrounding area taken from the International Space Station
The Grand Canyon from an airplane, with the Colorado River visible
Grand Canyon, Arizona, Nevada, Lake Powell to Lake Mead, June 27, 2017, Sentinel-2 true-color satellite image. Scale 1:450,000.
Diagram showing the placement, age and thickness of the rock units exposed in the Grand Canyon
Rockfalls in recent times, along with other mass wasting, have further widened the canyon
Ancestral Puebloan granaries at Nankoweap Creek
La conquista del Colorado (2017), by Augusto Ferrer-Dalmau, depicts Spanish Captain García López de Cárdenas 1540 expedition
William Bell's photograph of the Grand Canyon, taken in 1872 as part of the Wheeler expedition
Noon rest in Marble Canyon, second Powell Expedition, 1872
Desert View Watchtower in 2004
1923-built steam locomotive No. 4960 at the Grand Canyon Depot
Grand Canyon covered with snow
Smoke from prescribed fires on the South Rim, as seen from Yavapai Point, April 2007.
Natural fog sometimes fills the canyon, during temperature inversions
Grand Canyon Climate Summary Chart (NPS)
A bighorn ram perched on a cliff in the Grand Canyon
A bighorn ewe at the Grand Canyon, 2008
A California condor in flight, photographed from Navajo Bridge at Marble Canyon, 2008. Wild condors are numbered to aid wildlife researchers. As of April 2009, there were 172 wild California condors known.
Red-tailed Hawk flying at the south rim of Grand Canyon
An elk searching for water at Grand Canyon National Park in 2018.
Rafters in the Grand Canyon pass one of the rapids of the (mud-)"colored" Colorado River
Guano Point – a popular vantage point for tourists, situated on the West Rim of the Grand Canyon, Hualapai Indian Reservation
Grand Canyon rescue helicopter, 1978
Ribbon Falls, near the North Kaibab Trail, represents ground water reaching the surface.
David Rust, ca.1910
Railway Station and El Tovar Hotel, Facing WNW, Grand Canyon Village. 1994 photo, HAER
Fred Harvey postcard, The Towering Cliffs above Hermit Camp
Vishnu rock, Trail of Time, Grand Canyon

Steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado River in Arizona, United States.

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Image of the Grand Canyon and surrounding area taken from the International Space Station

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Vivari Channel in Albania links Lake Butrint with the Straits of Corfu.

Channel (geography)

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Type of landform consisting of the outline of a path of relatively shallow and narrow body of water or of other fluids , most commonly the confine of a river, river delta or strait.

Type of landform consisting of the outline of a path of relatively shallow and narrow body of water or of other fluids , most commonly the confine of a river, river delta or strait.

Vivari Channel in Albania links Lake Butrint with the Straits of Corfu.
Wooden pilings mark the navigable channel for vessels entering Lake George from the St. Johns River in Florida.

Examples of rivers that are trapped in their channels: Grand Canyon and Black Canyon of the Gunnison.

Mooney Falls near Supai, AZ, where D.W. Mooney fell, now bears his name

D. W. Mooney

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Mooney Falls near Supai, AZ, where D.W. Mooney fell, now bears his name

D. W. "James" Mooney (died 1882) was a miner and an early explorer of the Grand Canyon.

Robert Stanton rowing in Glen Canyon, December 1889. Grand Canyon National Park photo

Robert Brewster Stanton

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United States civil and mining engineer.

United States civil and mining engineer.

Robert Stanton rowing in Glen Canyon, December 1889. Grand Canyon National Park photo
Abandoned Hoskinini Gold Dredge in Glen Canyon about 1908

He was chief engineer of an expedition investigating the Grand Canyon for a possible railroad line in 1889-90, and investigated many mining properties.

Sikyatki bowl from the ruins of Sikyátki, c. undefined . Painting of a feather, perhaps a clan symbol?

Hopi mythology

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The Hopi maintain a complex religious and mythological tradition stretching back over centuries.

The Hopi maintain a complex religious and mythological tradition stretching back over centuries.

Sikyatki bowl from the ruins of Sikyátki, c. undefined . Painting of a feather, perhaps a clan symbol?
Tawa, the sun spirit and creator in Hopi mythology.
An Ancestral Puebloan petroglyph in Mesa Verde National Park. The boxy spiral shape near the center of the photo likely represents the "sipapu", the place where the Ancestral Puebloans emerged from the earth in their creation story.
Drawings of kachina dolls from an 1894 anthropology book.
Going Home Dance: Hemis Kachinas accompanied by a variety of Kachina manas bringing gifts of food and Kachina dolls. Hopi/Tewa Neil David Sr.

This opening, sipapu, is traditionally viewed to be the Grand Canyon.

Laura J. Crossey

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Hydrologist and geochemist and Distinguished Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the University of New Mexico .

Hydrologist and geochemist and Distinguished Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the University of New Mexico .

Travertine formations in Havasu Creek, Grand Canyon National Park

the Middle Rio Grande Basin and the Grand Canyon.

The Latter-day Saints' Apostle to the Indians, scout, and colonist of American West

Jacob Hamblin

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Western pioneer, a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), and a diplomat to various Native American tribes of the Southwest and Great Basin.

Western pioneer, a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), and a diplomat to various Native American tribes of the Southwest and Great Basin.

The Latter-day Saints' Apostle to the Indians, scout, and colonist of American West
Location of Jacob Hamblin's home in the Mountain Meadows
Hamblin's home in Santa Clara
Hopi village of Oraibi
The Vermillion Cliffs near Lee's Ferry
Aerial photograph of Jacob Hamblin Park, Kanab Utah, spring 2017
Map showing Jacob Hamblin's documented travels from 1854-1878

In 1870 he also acted as an adviser to John Wesley Powell before his second journey through the Grand Canyon.

Razorback sucker

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Suckerfish found in rivers and lakes in the southwestern United States.

Suckerfish found in rivers and lakes in the southwestern United States.

Adult razorback sucker

It is now restricted to the Colorado River upstream of the Grand Canyon and to four reservoirs, Lake Mead, Lake Mohave, Lake Havasu, and Lake Powell.

A cover of the 1909 Santa Fe Railway pamphlet describing Fred Harvey hotels, dining rooms, and sample menus

Fred Harvey Company

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The owner of the Harvey House chain of restaurants, hotels and other hospitality industry businesses alongside railroads in the Western United States.

The owner of the Harvey House chain of restaurants, hotels and other hospitality industry businesses alongside railroads in the Western United States.

A cover of the 1909 Santa Fe Railway pamphlet describing Fred Harvey hotels, dining rooms, and sample menus
The Casa del Desierto ("House of the Desert") located in Barstow, California, is seen here in 2006. The Spanish-Moroccan designed structure took two years to construct, and opened its doors on February 22, 1911. The building has been designated as a California Historical Landmark, #892.
Cajon summit and the Santa Fe Railroad, c. 1919. From a Fred Harvey Co. tourist brochure.
The Hotel Castañeda, Las Vegas, New Mexico, as seen in 2007. An early mission revival style Harvey House (1899) and sister hotel to the Alvarado in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Harvey House Restaurant at the former Frisco Depot in Hugo, Oklahoma
A preserved "Harvey Girl" uniform
Judy Garland in a scene from The Harvey Girls.
El Garces railroad depot, hotel, and restaurant in Needles, California, around the turn of the 20th century. The facility, opened in 1908, was named after Padre Francisco Garcés, a noted Franciscan Spanish priest who made several journeys through the region in 1771 and 1774 en route between southern Arizona and the California Missions.
The La Posada Hotel, built in 1929 and opened in 1930, in Winslow, Arizona. This hotel is the last of the Fred Harvey Hotels.

The Grand Canyon was the Santa Fe railroad's main tourist destination and a major activity of the Harvey Company, especially after it became a national park in 1919.

John Strong Newberry

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American physician, geologist and paleontologist.

American physician, geologist and paleontologist.

He was the first geologist known to visit the Grand Canyon.

John Hance is believed to be the first non-Native American resident on the Grand Canyon.

John Hance

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John Hance is believed to be the first non-Native American resident on the Grand Canyon.

John Hance (1840 – January 8, 1919) is thought to be the first non-Native American resident of the Grand Canyon, US.