Top Ten Canyons Worldwide

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As most of the canyons have terrible crags and crustal movement it is difficult to visit canyons generally. However, nowadays with great tour packages canyons are not the forbidden areas of visit any longer and occupy a prominent positions in tour destinations.

The following are the top 10 canyons the world over.


1. The Grand Canyon


The Grand Canyon is a very deep gorge which can be found in the state of Arizona, USA. Its sheer expanse can make it difficult for people to enjoy this place of visit. Its vastness can make it seem unreal or even flat. You can walk through the Canyon’s trails to enjoy this place. The two main trails that merge with and go into the Grand Canyon are the Bright Angel Trail and the Kaibab Trail.


2. The Bryce Canyon


Within the Bryce canyon National Park is the Bryce Canyon. Bryce is noted for its unique geological land forms called hoodoos. These are formed from water, ice erosion of the river and rock formations.


3. The Black Canyon


The Black Canyon is located on the Colorado River in the United States. In the middle of the Colorado river this canyon looks spectacular and is surrounded by the El Dorado Mountains, which were formed about 15 million years ago. The Black Canyon derives its name from the black volcanic rocks that are found throughout its place of location.


4. Antelope Canyon


The Antelope canyon is a scenic mountain slot canyon which lies in the American SouthWest. It is located near Page, Arizonad on Navajo land. It comprises of two slot canyon sections namely the Crack or the Upper Antelope Canyon and the Corkscrew or the Lower Antelope Canyon.


5. The Kings Canyon


This canyon is a part of Watarrka National Park in Northern Territory, Australia. It is located a few kilometers near Darwin and 323 Km southwest of Alice Springs. Its walls rise over 300 metres high, with Kings Creek at the bottom.


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