Grand Canyon National Park

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Grand′ Can′yon Na′tional Park′


n.
a national park in N Arizona, including part of the Grand Canyon and the area around it. 1009 sq. mi. (2615 sq. km).
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Noun1.Grand Canyon National Park - a national park in Arizona including the mile deep canyon of the Colorado River which shows geologic features and fossil plants and animalsGrand Canyon National Park - a national park in Arizona including the mile deep canyon of the Colorado River which shows geologic features and fossil plants and animals
Arizona, Grand Canyon State, AZ - a state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon
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His vision setting aside the Grand Canyon National Monument was a testament to this forward-thinking trailblazer.
Although Congress probably intended that the statute merely protect archaeological ruins from looting by treasure hunters, presidents quickly began to utilize the statute to preserve large natural landscapes--ranging from President Theodore Roosevelt's establishment of the 800,000-acre Grand Canyon National Monument in 1908 to President Clinton's reservation of about five million acres of national monuments from 1996-2001.
One dam would be built at Marble George, upstream from Grand Canyon National Park, and another at Bridge Canyon, downstream from Grand Canyon National Monument.

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