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Grand Canyon National Park

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Kristie Tate

on 6 March 2013

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Transcript of Grand Canyon National Park

The Grand Canyon Geographical
Location Established History Idea to create as a National Park began in 1882 Arizona Northeastern area of the state Coconino County United States On February 26, 1919 Act signed by President Woodrow Wilson National Monument made in 1908 Colorado Plateau Colorado River carved the bottom of Plateau How it was formed Cultures Native Americans Cohonina A few Types: Sinagua Southern Paiutes Hualapai Navajo/Diné Climate Substantial rain twice per year Winter 60"-144" of snow Summer Occasional thunder storms Coldest: below zero Hottest: 105 degrees Most people surprised By Abbie Tate Geologic
significance Most studied geologic panorama 3-4 ages of geological time 1 of the best examples
of arid-land erosion Ecosystems Lower Sonoran Upper Sonoran Transition Canadian Hudsonian An ecological refuge Types: Activities South Rim Drive Casual sightseeing Grand Canyon Ultra Marathon Threats Air pollution Trespassing Air crafts Wild fires Safety Tips Check for the current information of trail conditions Hiking: Camping: Careful camp fires Make sure camp fires are completely out Bring plenty of water Bring own firewood Danger Zones More Tips Hiking: Plan Ahead
Double your calories
Plan your time
Careful around Danger Zones Things not to do Approach animals Feed animals Hunt animals Remove animals Leave trails Pictures! Plants! Animals! Bibliography http://www.nps.gov/grca/planyourvisit/hike-tips/htm http://www.examiner.com/article/tips_for_camping-saftey-at-grand-canyon-national-park-and-vicinity http://www.frankstehno.com/sagemesa/destinations/arizona/grandcanyonnp/gcnphike.htm http://www.arizona-leisure.com/grand-canyon-animals.html http://www.scienceviews.com/parks/grandcanyonplants/html http://www.forstgov.com/where-is-the-grand-canyon-located-html http://enwikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Canyon_National_Park http://www.nps.gov/grca/planyourvisit/index.htm http://photos.newhavenregister.com/2013/02/26/photos-on-this-day-february-26-1919-the-grand-canyon-is-established-as-a-united-states-national-park/ http://acertgroup.com/grand_canyon_biggest_threats/htm http://acertgroup.com/grand_canyon_biggest_threats/htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Canyon#cite_note-NPSmammals-52 Google Images Bing Images Youtube videos http://www.travelwest.net/grand-canyon THE END! Walking tours including the Rim Trails
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