The Grand Canyon.

Public Domain image
The Grand Canyon. Free Public Domain Cc0 Image

1.The Grand Canyon ranges from 4 to 18 miles wide (6 - 28km) and is 277 miles long (445km) (that's river miles). 2.On average, it is 5000 feet deep (1,524m or over half a kilometre deep) 3.The entire Grand Canyon is essentially tilted: the northern rim is 1200 ft higher than the southern rim. 4.The climate within the canyon is semi-arid, and the floor in Summer can heat up to 106 degrees Fahrenheit (40 degrees Celsius). 5.It is the third largest canyon in the world (exceeded by Barranca de Cabre in Northern Mexico and Hell's Canyon in Idaho). 6.Around 88 species of mammals, 250 - 300 species of birds, 25 types of reptiles and five species of amphibians all live in the Grand Canyon. 7.The first white man to discover the Grand Canyon was García López de Cárdenas in 1540. 8.Scientists suggest it took 3-6 million years to form. 9.It was carved with a single river, the Colorado, by the process of erosion. 10.800 million gallons of water flow through it per hour (that's 3028 million litres). 11.It is a "Natural Wonder of the World". 12.Its base is about 1/3 of the earth's age. 13.The floor of the Grand Canyon contains fossil footprints of over 20 species of reptiles and amphibians, yet no fossilised reptile bones or teeth have ever been uncovered. 14.Due to the absence of actual soil in the Canyon, very little plant life can grow on the floor, except for desert plants. 15.It is the site of the rare Brady Pin-cushion cactus, discovered in 1958. 16.The oldest human artifacts in the Grand Canyon are estimated to be 3000-4000 years old.

ID 84924429
| Dreamstime.com
  • 7
© Creative Commons Zero (CC0)
You can use this free image under the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) public domain license. Support our free section by adding a credit line next to the photo in your design. A suggestion is provided under the title.
Related royalty-free images for your inspiration
Grand Canyon pine tree. National park Arizona stock photographyGrand Canyon pine tree. National park ArizonaBlack grand canyon isolated vector icon. simple element illustration from united states concept vector icons. grand canyon. Editable logo symbol design on white stock illustrationBlack grand canyon isolated vector icon. simple element illustration from united states concept vector icons. grand canyon. Editable logo symbol design on whiteGRAND Canyon usa. A made photo over Grand Canyon in usa in September royalty free stock photoGRAND Canyon usa. A made photo over Grand Canyon in usa in SeptemberGrand Canyon Arizona. USA stock photoGrand Canyon Arizona. USAGrand canyon national park with Colorado river. Grand Canyon national park stock imageGrand canyon national park with Colorado river. Grand Canyon national parkGrand Canyon National Park in Arizona. United States is one of the most visited parks in the U.S stock photosGrand Canyon National Park in Arizona. United States is one of the most visited parks in the U.SGrand canyon national park landscape, Arizona. United States royalty free stock photosGrand canyon national park landscape, Arizona. United StatesColorado River in the Grand Canyon from the helicopter - USA. Colorado River in the Grand Canyon from the helicopter with a beautiful view over the canyon - USA royalty free stock imageColorado River in the Grand Canyon from the helicopter - USA. Colorado River in the Grand Canyon from the helicopter with a beautiful view over the canyon - USAGrand Canyon with Scenic View and Dramatic Sky. This is a Landscape View from the one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the Earth called Grand Canyon with stock photosGrand Canyon with Scenic View and Dramatic Sky. This is a Landscape View from the one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the Earth called Grand Canyon with
More similar free images
Bighorn Sheep at Grand Canyon stock photosBighorn Sheep at Grand CanyonGrand Canyon Sunrise royalty free stock imagesGrand Canyon SunriseView of the Grand Canyon stock imagesView of the Grand CanyonView of Grand Canyon, Arizona stock photoView of Grand Canyon, ArizonaGrand Canyon Horseshoe Bend stock photoGrand Canyon Horseshoe BendGrand Canyon panorama stock photoGrand Canyon panoramaGrand Canyon royalty free stock photographyGrand CanyonGrand Canyon Under Blue and White Cloudy Sky royalty free stock imageGrand Canyon Under Blue and White Cloudy SkyGrand Canyon royalty free stock photosGrand CanyonGrand Canyon, Usa royalty free stock photographyGrand Canyon, UsaBird's Eye-view of a Man on Grand Canyon Mountain royalty free stock photoBird's Eye-view of a Man on Grand Canyon MountainGrand Canyon, Utah royalty free stock photosGrand Canyon, UtahGrand Canyon stock imageGrand CanyonGrand Canyon royalty free stock photosGrand CanyonAerial View Photography of Grand Canyon during Orange Sunset royalty free stock imageAerial View Photography of Grand Canyon during Orange SunsetGrand Canyon stock imagesGrand CanyonSelective Focus of Photo Grand Canyon at Daytime royalty free stock imageSelective Focus of Photo Grand Canyon at DaytimeThe Grand Canyon (37) stock imageThe Grand Canyon (37)Grand Canyon Cantelope royalty free stock imagesGrand Canyon CantelopeGrayscale of Grand Canyon stock photographyGrayscale of Grand Canyon