slot canyon


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slot canyon

n.
A very narrow canyon usually of sandstone or limestone that has a depth considerably greater than its width.
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About the size of Delaware, the recreation area includes an abandoned Mormon village and a slot canyon. Both usually are submerged, Vanover said.
On the University of Arizona's Tucson campus, undergrads gather in a courtyard that mimics a Southwestern slot canyon with rust-red terraces and desert vegetation.
Antelope Canyon, US: Located on Navajo land near page, Arizona Antelope Canyon includes two separate, photogenic slot canyon sections, Upper Antelope Canyon and lower Antelope Canyon.
This picture was taken in a Southwest slot canyon. The image was mirrored in Photoshop twice and rotated to a horizontal.
Caption: Cinematographer JC Earle and Director Ron Fricke prepare to shoot at Antelope Canyon, a slot canyon near Page, Arizona.
The Narrows is the most visited slot canyon in Zion National Park and, perhaps, the world.
It's a so-called slot canyon where the only light comes from a narrow opening at the top.
Highlights of day 2 include exploring a slot canyon, stumbling upon a miniature rattlesnake at our campsite (luckily it slithered away), and listening to satellite radio while chowing down on fajitas.
Its often precipitous and dicey 280 miles include the trail's most isolated portion, the Hundred-Mile Wilderness; frequent fords of streams; and a notorious mile-long boulder-strewn slot canyon called Mahoosuc Notch.
Our campsite for the next two nights was a lovely beach, backed up by a long slot canyon. We arrived just in time to use the last hour of sunshine to dry our gear.