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The Grand Canyon is renowned for superb scenery which is considered as one of Planet Earth’s most astonishing natural features is a steep-sided ravine engraved by the Colorado River in Arizona State of United States.
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John Wesley Powell who was inspired by the beauty of the Grand Canyon described in his book of “Canyons of the Colorado” about the size, shapes and colors of this photographers paradise as follows
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Americans built settlements in the caves within the canyon before the emigration of Europeans. It was also considered to be a site of pilgrimage by the Pueblo people. The first recorded visit to the Grand Canyon by the Europeans was in 1869. Although it is not the deepest canyon in the world, it is known for its extremely large size and beautifully intricate landscape. The Grand Canyon National Park is said to be one of the first national parks in the United States and it attracts more than five million visitors a year. Weather conditions in the Grand Canyon vary greatly between seasons as well as varying at different elevations. While winter snow is experienced by the higher forested rims, the inner gorge has a desert temperature because of the low elevation.
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