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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UAL & TWA crash sites.

Temple Butte

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UAL & TWA crash sites.
(aerial view)-Chuar Lava Hill, Temple Butte, Chuar Butte
thumb|Cape Solitude, Chuar Lava Hill, Temple Butte & Chuar Butte prominence
A partial west aspect of Temple Butte. shows Redwall on short Muav Limestone cliff, on Bright Angel Shale, on Tapeats Sandstone lining on the gorge edges
Temple Butte, (north aspect) and (east aspect) Chuar Butte (east aspect)

Temple Butte, in the Grand Canyon, Arizona, US is a prominence below the East Rim.

The Desert View Watchtower from the Tanner Trail.

Tanner Trail

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Hiking trail located on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon National Park, located in the U.S. state of Arizona.

Hiking trail located on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon National Park, located in the U.S. state of Arizona.

The Desert View Watchtower from the Tanner Trail.
The Colorado River from the Tanner Trail.
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The trailhead is located at Lipan Point, a prominent lookout located to the east of the Grand Canyon Village, and the trail ends at the Colorado River at Tanner Rapids.

Image of the confluence of the two rivers, with the planned development to be on the left hand side of the rim

Grand Canyon Escalade

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Image of the confluence of the two rivers, with the planned development to be on the left hand side of the rim

The Grand Canyon Escalade was a proposed entertainment complex on the eastern rim of the Grand Canyon within the boundaries of the Navajo Nation.

Haeger with the San Diego Padres

Charlie Haeger

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American professional baseball player.

American professional baseball player.

Haeger with the San Diego Padres

He was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot at the Grand Canyon on October 3, 2020, shortly after the suspected murder of his ex-girlfriend.

The sipapu is the small round hole in the floor of the kiva. The large round hole is a fire pit. The air intake (square hole), the stones blocking air from the intake, the pit and the sipapu form a line: an intentional design. At Long House, Mesa Verde.

Sipapu

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Small hole or indentation in the floor of a kiva (pithouse).

Small hole or indentation in the floor of a kiva (pithouse).

The sipapu is the small round hole in the floor of the kiva. The large round hole is a fire pit. The air intake (square hole), the stones blocking air from the intake, the pit and the sipapu form a line: an intentional design. At Long House, Mesa Verde.

The original sipapu is said to be located in the Grand Canyon.

Nordair L-1049H

Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation

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American aircraft, a member of the Lockheed Constellation aircraft line.

American aircraft, a member of the Lockheed Constellation aircraft line.

Nordair L-1049H
Nordair L-1049H
The Wright R-3350 Turbo-compound engine used on later models of the L-1049
An Air France L-1049C at London Heathrow Airport
A Trans-Canada Air Lines L-1049C at Heathrow in 1954
An artist's rendition of a Lufthansa L-1049G
L-1049H convertible aircraft of Flying Tiger Line operating a passenger charter flight from London Gatwick Airport in 1964.
An L-1049G of the Indian Navy at the Naval Aviation Museum in India
The cabin of a preserved Qantas Super Constellation
Air India was the first among Asian countries to operate a large fleet of Super Constellations, here is an L-1049G Super Constellation at Prague Airport
Pakistan International Airlines is one of the first Asian airlines to operate the Super Constellation, this Super Constellation was pictured at Heathrow Airport (1955)
A Qantas Super Constellation
A restored L-1049H of the National Airline History Museum (previously Save-A-Connie) in full Trans World Airlines colors
An Iberia L-1049G at Düsseldorf Airport.
An Avianca L-1049G at Miami International Airport in February 1965.

In 1956 a TWA L-1049 collided with a United Airlines DC-7 over the Grand Canyon, leading to the deaths of all on both aircraft.

Final TWA logo (1996–2001)

Trans World Airlines

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Major American airline which operated from 1930 until 2001.

Major American airline which operated from 1930 until 2001.

Final TWA logo (1996–2001)
Lindbergh Line DC-2
TWA coast-to-coast schedules and route map, September 1933
A Lockheed 12A, used by TWA as an experimental/test aircraft
A TWA Douglas DC-3 is prepared for takeoff from Columbus, Ohio, in 1940.
TWA Air Mail & Express service. March, 1943
C-69-1-LO / L-049 Constellation, c/n 1970, formerly 42-94549, painted as "Star of Switzerland" of TWA, on display at the Pima Air & Space Museum
The TWA Corporate Headquarters' Building in Kansas City, Missouri with TWA Moonliner II atop its southwest corner from 1956–62 replicating the TWA Moonliner Tomorrowland attraction at Disneyland
TWA's maintenance hangar at Philadelphia airport, built in 1956, from an undated photo from Historic American Engineering Record
TWA added the Convair 880 jet airliner to its US-based fleet beginning in 1960.
The Trans World Flight Center at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York
TWA operated Boeing 707 single-aisle jets in the 1960s.
TWA operated nearly 100 Boeing 727 trijets on their US domestic routes between 1964 and closure of operations.
A TWA passenger airplane was hijacked and forced to land unexpectedly in Damascus, Syria. The Israeli passengers were arrested but were released after several days.
TWA Boeing 747SP at Heathrow Airport in 1983
TWA operated the L-1011 TriStar wide-body jetliner
At its heyday, TWA operated a fleet of 747-100 aircraft. This aircraft N93119 would later blow up in midair as TWA Flight 800.
One City Centre in downtown St. Louis, which at one time served as the headquarters of TWA
A TWA 757-231 in an AA/TWA Hybrid livery to promote their merger
The American Airlines Boeing 737-800 in TWA heritage livery (registered N915NN) is shown here taxiing to the American Airlines terminal at Miami International Airport in February 2017, more than 16 years after TWA proper ceased to exist
A Lockheed Constellation L-1649 Starliner in TWA livery, seen here parked at the TWA Hotel, which occupies the restored TWA Flight Center
Passengers from the hijacked TWA plane arrive at Lod.

Another disaster that gained widespread coverage was the collision of a TWA Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation with a United Airlines' Douglas DC-7 over the Grand Canyon in 1956, which killed all 128 people on board both airliners.

Grand Canyon Ultra Marathon

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The Grand Canyon 24 hour Ultra Marathon is a 24-hour ultramarathon that takes the participants through one of the most striking environments on earth, the Grand Canyon.