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A gorge, about 445 km (275 mi) long, of the Colorado River in northwest Arizona. It has a maximum depth of about 1,830 m (6,000 ft) and width of about 25 km (15 mi).
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The definition of the Grand Canyon is a series of deep gorges in Northwest Arizona which contain the Colorado River.
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Erosion from ice, water and wind are widely believed to be the main causes of the formation of the Grand Canyon.
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The Colorado River is credited with much of the work that created the canyon, although it’s highly unlikely that the river alone created the massive canyon we see today.
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The Grand Canyon is mostly made up of desert.

An example of the Grand Canyon is the Grand Canyon National Park.

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A large national park and gorge, carved by the Colorado River, located in Arizona.
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Deep gorge of the Colorado River, in NW Ariz.: over 200 mi (322 km) long; 4-18 mi (6.4-29 km) wide; 1 mi (1.6 km) deep.
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