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Index Canyon

A canyon (Spanish: cañón; archaic British English spelling: cañon) or gorge is a deep cleft between escarpments or cliffs resulting from weathering and the erosive activity of a river over geologic timescales. [1]

168 relations: Aare Gorge, Alberta, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Alps, Ancestral Puebloans, Andes, Andhra Pradesh, Antecedent drainage stream, Antelope Canyon, Archaeology, Arequipa Region, Arizona, Atuel River, Avon Gorge, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Blyde River Canyon, Bristol, British Columbia, British English, Canada, Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Canyoning, Canyonlands National Park, Capertee Valley, Cave, Charyn Canyon, Cheddar Gorge, Chhatarpur district, Chiapas, Chicamocha Canyon, Chihuahua (state), Chongqing, Cliff, Cliff dwelling, Colca Canyon, Colorado River, Columbia River Gorge, Continental margin, Copper Canyon, Cotahuasi Canyon, Defile (geography), Draw (terrain), Dunajec River Gorge, Entrenched river, Erosion, Escarpment, Estuary, Europe, Fish River Canyon, Fjaðrárgljúfur, ..., Gandikota, Geologic time scale, Geological resistance, Geomorphology, Glen Canyon, Glenwood Canyon, Gorges de Daluis, Gorges de l'Ardèche, Gorges du Tarn, Grand Canyon, Grand Canyon of the Stikine, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Granite, Green River (Colorado River tributary), Greenland's Grand Canyon, Gully, Hawaii, Hells Canyon, Himalayas, Horseshoe Canyon (Alberta), Idaho, Indus River Gorge through the Himalaya, Itaimbezinho, Ithaca Chasma, Kadapa district, Kali Gandaki Gorge, Karijini National Park, Kings Canyon (Northern Territory), KwaZulu-Natal, Limestone, Madhya Pradesh, Manawatu Gorge, Mars, Matka Canyon, Mendip Hills, Mendoza Province, Mexico, Mpumalanga, Murchison River Gorge, Namibia, New Mexico, New7Wonders of Nature, Niagara Gorge, Nitmiluk National Park, North America, Northern Territory, Northwestern United States, Oceania, Olduvai Gorge, Ontario, Operation IceBridge, Oregon, Oribi Gorge, Osum Canyon, Ouimet Canyon, Palo Duro Canyon, Pen (enclosure), Plateau, Provence, Provo Canyon, Raneh Falls, Ravine, Rhône-Alpes, Rio Grande do Sul, Rio Grande Gorge, River, River source, Rocky Mountains, Rugova Canyon, Sandstone, Santander Department, Saturn, Sautso, Seabed, Sediment, Shale, Sierra Nevada (U.S.), Skippers Canyon, Slot canyon, Snake River, Somerset, Southwestern United States, Steephead valley, Stream bed, Submarine canyon, Submarine landslide, Sumidero Canyon, Tara River Canyon, Tectonic uplift, Tethys (moon), Texas, Three Gorges, Tibet Autonomous Region, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Titan (moon), Trigrad Gorge, Turbidity current, United Kingdom, United States, Utah, Valles Marineris, Valley, Venus, Verdon Gorge, Vid Flumina, Vikos Gorge, Waimea Canyon State Park, Washington (state), Weathering, Western Australia, Western United States, Yarlung Tsangpo Grand Canyon, Yarlung Tsangpo River, Yorkshire, Yorkshire Dales, Yosemite Valley, Yunnan, Zion Canyon. Expand index (118 more) »

Aare Gorge

The Aare Gorge (Aareschlucht) is a section of the river Aare that carves through a limestone ridge near the town of Meiringen, in the Bernese Oberland region of Switzerland.

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Alberta is a western province of Canada.

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Alpes-de-Haute-Provence (Occitan: Aups d'Auta Provença) is a French department in the south of France, it was formerly part of the province of Provence.

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The Alps (Alpes; Alpen; Alpi; Alps; Alpe) are the highest and most extensive mountain range system that lies entirely in Europe,The Caucasus Mountains are higher, and the Urals longer, but both lie partly in Asia.

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Ancestral Puebloans

The Ancestral Puebloans were an ancient Native American culture that spanned the present-day Four Corners region of the United States, comprising southeastern Utah, northeastern Arizona, northwestern New Mexico, and southwestern Colorado.

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The Andes or Andean Mountains (Cordillera de los Andes) are the longest continental mountain range in the world.

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Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh is one of the 29 states of India.

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Antecedent drainage stream

An antecedent stream is a stream that maintains its original course and pattern despite the changes in underlying rock topography.

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Antelope Canyon

Antelope Canyon is a slot canyon in the American Southwest.

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Archaeology, or archeology, is the study of humanactivity through the recovery and analysis of material culture.

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Arequipa Region

Arequipa (Ariqipa; Ariqipa) is a region in southwestern Peru.

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Arizona (Hoozdo Hahoodzo; Alĭ ṣonak) is a U.S. state in the southwestern region of the United States.

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Atuel River

The Atuel River is a river located mainly in the south of the Argentine province of Mendoza, with its last part in La Pampa.

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Avon Gorge

The Avon Gorge is a 1.5-mile (2.5-kilometre) long gorge on the River Avon in Bristol, England.

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is an American national park located in western Colorado and managed by the National Park Service.

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Blyde River Canyon

The Blyde River Canyon, officially the Motlatse Canyon is a significant natural feature of South Africa, located in Mpumalanga, and forming the northern part of the Drakensberg escarpment.

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Bristol is a city and county in South West England with a population of 456,000.

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British Columbia

British Columbia (BC; Colombie-Britannique) is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains.

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British English

British English is the standard dialect of English language as spoken and written in the United Kingdom.

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Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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Canyon de Chelly National Monument

Canyon de Chelly National Monument was established on April 1, 1931, as a unit of the National Park Service.

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Canyoning (canyoneering in the U.S. / kloofing in South-Africa / torrentismo in Italian, barranquismo in Spanish) is travelling in canyons using a variety of techniques that may include other outdoor activities such as walking, scrambling, climbing, jumping, abseiling (rappelling), and swimming.

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Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park is an American national park located in southeastern Utah near the town of Moab.

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Capertee Valley

The Capertee Valley is a large valley in New South Wales, Australia, north-west of Sydney.

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A cave is a hollow place in the ground, specifically a natural space large enough for a human to enter.

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Charyn Canyon

Charyn Canyon (also known as Sharyn Canyon) is a canyon on the Sharyn River in Kazakhstan (east of Almaty, close to the Chinese border).

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Cheddar Gorge

Cheddar Gorge is a limestone gorge in the Mendip Hills, near the village of Cheddar, Somerset, England.

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Chhatarpur district

Monesh shrivas Chhatarpur District is a district of Madhya Pradesh state of central India.

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Chiapas, officially the Free and Sovereign State of Chiapas (Estado Libre y Soberano de Chiapas), is one of the 31 states that with Mexico City make up the 32 federal entities of Mexico.

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Chicamocha Canyon

The Chicamocha Canyon (Cañón del Chicamocha) is a steep sided canyon carved by the Chicamocha River in Colombia.

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Chihuahua (state)

Chihuahua, officially the Free and Sovereign State of Chihuahua (Estado Libre y Soberano de Chihuahua), is one of the 32 states of Mexico.

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Chongqing, formerly romanized as Chungking, is a major city in southwest China.

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In geography and geology, a cliff is a vertical, or nearly vertical, rock exposure.

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Cliff dwelling

In archeology, cliff dwellings are dwellings formed by using niches or caves in high cliffs, with more or less excavation or with additions in the way of masonry.

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Colca Canyon

Colca Canyon is a canyon of the Colca River in southern Peru, located about northwest of Arequipa.

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Colorado River

The Colorado River is one of the principal rivers of the Southwestern United States and northern Mexico (the other being the Rio Grande).

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Columbia River Gorge

The Columbia River Gorge is a canyon of the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest of the United States.

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Continental margin

The continental margin is one of the three major zones of the ocean floor, the other two being deep-ocean basins and mid-ocean ridges.

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Copper Canyon

Copper Canyon (Spanish: Barrancas del Cobre) is a group of six distinct canyons in the Sierra Madre Occidental in the southwestern part of the state of Chihuahua in northwestern Mexico.

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Cotahuasi Canyon

Cotahuasi Canyon near the city of Arequipa in Peru is one of the deepest canyons in the world.

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Defile (geography)

In geography, a defile is a narrow pass or gorge between mountains or hills.

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Draw (terrain)

A draw (US) or re-entrant (international), is a terrain feature formed by two parallel ridges or spurs with low ground in between them.

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Dunajec River Gorge

The Dunajec River Gorge (Przełom Dunajca; Prielom Dunajca; Dohnst-Schlucht) runs through the Pieniny Mountains in the south of Poland and the north of Slovakia (as Dunajec is the border river between the two countries in the area).

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Entrenched river

An entrenched river, or entrenched stream is a river or stream that flows in a narrow trench or valley cut into a plain or relatively level upland.

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In earth science, erosion is the action of surface processes (such as water flow or wind) that remove soil, rock, or dissolved material from one location on the Earth's crust, and then transport it to another location (not to be confused with weathering which involves no movement).

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An escarpment is a steep slope or long cliff that forms as an effect of faulting or erosion and separates two relatively leveled areas having differing elevations.

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An estuary is a partially enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.

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Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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Fish River Canyon

The Fish River Canyon (Afrikaans: Visrivier Canyon or Visrivier Afgronde, Fischfluss Canyon), is located in the south of Namibia.

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Fjaðrárgljúfur is a canyon in south east Iceland which is up to 100 m deep and about 2 kilometers long, with the Fjaðrá river flowing through it.

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Gandikota is a village on the right bank of the river Pennar, 15 km from Jammalamadugu in Kadapa district, Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Geologic time scale

The geologic time scale (GTS) is a system of chronological dating that relates geological strata (stratigraphy) to time.

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Geological resistance

Geological resistance is a measure of how well minerals resist erosive factors, and is primarily based on hardness, chemical reactivity and cohesion.

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Geomorphology (from Ancient Greek: γῆ, gê, "earth"; μορφή, morphḗ, "form"; and λόγος, lógos, "study") is the scientific study of the origin and evolution of topographic and bathymetric features created by physical, chemical or biological processes operating at or near the Earth's surface.

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Glen Canyon

Glen Canyon is a natural canyon in the Vermilion Cliffs area of southeastern and south-central Utah and north-central Arizona in the United States.

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Glenwood Canyon

Glenwood Canyon is a rugged scenic canyon on the Colorado River in western Colorado in the United States.

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Gorges de Daluis

The Gorges de Daluis is a six-kilometer-long canyon formed by the river Var in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.

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Gorges de l'Ardèche

The Gorges de l'Ardèche is made up of a series of gorges in the river and locally known as the "European Grand Canyon", Located in the Ardèche, in the French department Ardèche, forming a thirty-kilometre long canyon running from Vallon-Pont-d'Arc to Saint-Martin-d'Ardèche.

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Gorges du Tarn

The Gorges du Tarn is a canyon formed by the Tarn between the Causse Méjean and the Causse de Sauveterre, in southern France.

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Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon (Hopi: Ongtupqa; Wi:kaʼi:la, Navajo: Tsékooh Hatsoh, Spanish: Gran Cañón) is a steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado River in Arizona, United States.

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Grand Canyon of the Stikine

The Grand Canyon of the Stikine is a 45-mile (72 km) stretch of the Stikine River in northern British Columbia, Canada.

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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone is the first large canyon on the Yellowstone River downstream from Yellowstone Falls in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.

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Granite is a common type of felsic intrusive igneous rock that is granular and phaneritic in texture.

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Green River (Colorado River tributary)

The Green River, located in the western United States, is the chief tributary of the Colorado River.

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Greenland's Grand Canyon

Greenland's Grand Canyon or Grand Canyon of Greenland is a tentative canyon of record length discovered underneath the Greenland ice sheet as reported in the journal Science on 30 August 2013 (submitted 29 April 2013), by scientists from the University of Bristol, University of Calgary, and University of Urbino, who described it as a mega-canyon.

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A gully is a landform created by running water, eroding sharply into soil, typically on a hillside.

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Hawaii (Hawaii) is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States, having received statehood on August 21, 1959.

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Hells Canyon

Hells Canyon is a wide canyon located along the border of eastern Oregon, eastern Washington and western Idaho in the United States.

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The Himalayas, or Himalaya, form a mountain range in Asia separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau.

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Horseshoe Canyon (Alberta)

Horseshoe Canyon is a region of badlands surrounded by prairie in the province of Alberta, Canada.

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Idaho is a state in the northwestern region of the United States.

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Indus River Gorge through the Himalaya

The Indus river passes gigantic gorges 4,500–5,200 metres (15,000–17,000 feet) deep near the Nanga Parbat massif.

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The Itaimbezinho is a canyon between state of Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina, Brazil, about 170 km from Porto Alegre.

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Ithaca Chasma

Ithaca Chasma is a valley (graben) on Saturn's moon Tethys, named after the island of Ithaca, in Greece.

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Kadapa district

Kadapa district is said to be the heart of the Rayalaseema as it is centrally located and well connected with the 4 districts of Rayalaseema.

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Kali Gandaki Gorge

The Kali Gandaki Gorge or Andha Galchi is the gorge of the Kali Gandaki (or Gandaki River) in the Himalayas in Nepal.

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Karijini National Park

Karijini National Park is a national park centred in the Hamersley Ranges of the Pilbara region in the northwestern section of the Australian state of Western Australia.

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Kings Canyon (Northern Territory)

Kings Canyon is a canyon in the Northern Territory of Australia located at the western end of the George Gill Range about southwest of Alice Springs and about south of Darwin within the Watarrka National Park.

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KwaZulu-Natal (also referred to as KZN and known as "the garden province") is a province of South Africa that was created in 1994 when the Zulu bantustan of KwaZulu ("Place of the Zulu" in Zulu) and Natal Province were merged.

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Limestone is a sedimentary rock, composed mainly of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, forams and molluscs.

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Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh (MP;; meaning Central Province) is a state in central India.

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Manawatu Gorge

The Manawatu Gorge (in Māori Te Apiti, meaning "The Narrow Passage") runs for 6-9 km between the Ruahine and Tararua Ranges in the south part of the North Island of New Zealand, linking the Manawatu and Hawke's Bay regions.

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Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second-smallest planet in the Solar System after Mercury.

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Matka Canyon

Matka (Матка, meaning "womb") is a canyon located west of central Skopje, Macedonia.

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Mendip Hills

The Mendip Hills (commonly called the Mendips) is a range of limestone hills to the south of Bristol and Bath in Somerset, England.

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Mendoza Province

The Province of Mendoza is a province of Argentina, located in the western central part of the country in the Cuyo region.

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Mexico (México; Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America.

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Mpumalanga is a province of South Africa.

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Murchison River Gorge

Murchison River Gorge is a riverine gorge in Mid West Western Australia.

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Namibia, officially the Republic of Namibia (German:; Republiek van Namibië), is a country in southern Africa whose western border is the Atlantic Ocean.

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New Mexico

New Mexico (Nuevo México, Yootó Hahoodzo) is a state in the Southwestern Region of the United States of America.

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New7Wonders of Nature

New7Wonders of Nature (2007–2011) was an initiative started in 2007 to create a list of seven natural wonders chosen by people through a global poll.

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Niagara Gorge

Niagara Gorge is an gorge carved by the Niagara River along the Canada–United States border, between the U.S. state of New York and the Canadian province of Ontario.

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Nitmiluk National Park

Nitmiluk National Park is in the Northern Territory of Australia, 244 km southeast of Darwin, around a series of gorges on the Katherine River and Edith Falls.

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North America

North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.

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Northern Territory

The Northern Territory (abbreviated as NT) is a federal Australian territory in the central and central northern regions of Australia.

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Northwestern United States

The Northwestern United States (Noroeste de Estados Unidos) is an informal geographic region of the United States.

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Oceania is a geographic region comprising Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia and Australasia.

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Olduvai Gorge

The Olduvai Gorge or Oldupai Gorge in Tanzania is one of the most important paleoanthropological sites in the world; it has proven invaluable in furthering our understanding of early human evolution.

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Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada.

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Operation IceBridge

Operation IceBridge is a 2009 - 2020 NASA mission that aims to monitor changes in polar ice from an aircraft.

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Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States.

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Oribi Gorge

Oribi Gorge is a canyon in southern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, just west of Port Shepstone, which itself is 120 km south of Durban.

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Osum Canyon

The Osum Gorge is a river gorge in southern Albania, near the town of Çorovodë.

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Ouimet Canyon

Ouimet Canyon is a large gorge in the municipality of Dorion, Thunder Bay District in northwestern Ontario, Canada, about northeast of the city of Thunder Bay.

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Palo Duro Canyon

Palo Duro Canyon is a canyon system of the Caprock Escarpment located in the Texas Panhandle near the cities of Amarillo and Canyon.

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Pen (enclosure)

A pen is an enclosure for holding animals such as livestock or pets that are unwanted inside the house.

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In geology and physical geography a plateau (or; plural plateaus or plateaux),is also called a high plain or a tableland, it is an area of a highland, usually consisting of relatively flat terrain that is raised significantly above the surrounding area, often with one or more sides with steep slopes.

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Provence (Provençal: Provença in classical norm or Prouvènço in Mistralian norm) is a geographical region and historical province of southeastern France, which extends from the left bank of the lower Rhône River to the west to the Italian border to the east, and is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the south.

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Provo Canyon

Provo Canyon is a canyon in unincorporated Utah County, Utah, USA and Wasatch County, Utah.

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Raneh Falls

The Raneh Falls is a natural water fall on the Ken River, located in Chhatarpur district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

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A ravine is a landform narrower than a canyon and is often the product of streamcutting erosion.

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Rhône-Alpes (Arpitan: Rôno-Arpes; Ròse-Aups; Rodano-Alpi) is a former administrative region of France.

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Rio Grande do Sul

Rio Grande do Sul (lit. Great Southern River) is a state located in the southern region of Brazil.

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Rio Grande Gorge

The Rio Grande Gorge is a geological feature in northern New Mexico where the watercourse of the Rio Grande follows a tectonic chasm.

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A river is a natural flowing watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an ocean, sea, lake or another river.

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River source

The source or headwaters of a river or stream is the furthest place in that river or stream from its estuary or confluence with another river, as measured along the course of the river.

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Rocky Mountains

The Rocky Mountains, also known as the Rockies, are a major mountain range in western North America.

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Rugova Canyon

Rugova Canyon or Rugova Gorge (Gryka e Rugovës; italic) is a river canyon near Peć in Western Kosovo, in the Prokletije mountains, close to the border with Montenegro.

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Sandstone is a clastic sedimentary rock composed mainly of sand-sized (0.0625 to 2 mm) mineral particles or rock fragments.

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Santander Department

Santander is a department of Colombia.

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Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and the second-largest in the Solar System, after Jupiter.

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Sautso (Čávžu), also referred as Alta Canyon, is a canyon (valley) along the river Altaelva in Finnmark county, Norway.

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The seabed (also known as the seafloor, sea floor, or ocean floor) is the bottom of the ocean.

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Sediment is a naturally occurring material that is broken down by processes of weathering and erosion, and is subsequently transported by the action of wind, water, or ice, and/or by the force of gravity acting on the particles.

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Shale is a fine-grained, clastic sedimentary rock composed of mud that is a mix of flakes of clay minerals and tiny fragments (silt-sized particles) of other minerals, especially quartz and calcite.

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Sierra Nevada (U.S.)

The Sierra Nevada (snowy saw range) is a mountain range in the Western United States, between the Central Valley of California and the Great Basin.

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Skippers Canyon

Skippers Canyon is a historic and scenic gorge, some 22 kilometres in length, several kilometres north of Queenstown, New Zealand.

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Slot canyon

A slot canyon is a narrow canyon, formed by the wear of water rushing through rock.

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Snake River

The Snake River is a major river of the greater Pacific Northwest region in the United States.

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Somerset (or archaically, Somersetshire) is a county in South West England which borders Gloucestershire and Bristol to the north, Wiltshire to the east, Dorset to the south-east and Devon to the south-west.

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Southwestern United States

The Southwestern United States (Suroeste de Estados Unidos; also known as the American Southwest) is the informal name for a region of the western United States.

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Steephead valley

A steephead valley, steephead or blind valley is a deep, narrow, flat bottomed valley with an abrupt ending.

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Stream bed

A stream bed is the channel bottom of a stream or river, the physical confine of the normal water flow.

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Submarine canyon

A submarine canyon is a steep-sided valley cut into the seabed of the continental slope, sometimes extending well onto the continental shelf, having nearly vertical walls, and occasionally having canyon wall heights of up to 5 km, from canyon floor to canyon rim, as with the Great Bahama Canyon.

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Submarine landslide

Submarine landslides are marine landslides that transport sediment across the continental shelf and into the deep ocean.

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Sumidero Canyon

Sumidero Canyon (Cañón del Sumidero) is a deep natural canyon located just north of the city of Chiapa de Corzo in the state of Chiapas, in southern Mexico.

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Tara River Canyon

The Tara River Canyon (Montenegrin: Кањон ријеке Таре / Kanjon rijeke Tare), also known as the Tara River Gorge, is a canyon on the Tara River in Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Tectonic uplift

Tectonic uplift is the portion of the total geologic uplift of the mean Earth surface that is not attributable to an isostatic response to unloading.

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Tethys (moon)

Tethys (or Saturn III) is a mid-sized moon of Saturn about across.

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Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.

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Three Gorges

The Three Gorges are three adjacent gorges along the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, in the hinterland of the People's Republic of China.

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Tibet Autonomous Region

The Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) or Xizang Autonomous Region, called Tibet or Xizang for short, is a province-level autonomous region of the People's Republic of China (PRC).

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Tiger Leaping Gorge

Tiger Leaping Gorge is a scenic canyon on the Jinsha River, a primary tributary of the upper Yangtze River.

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Titan (moon)

Titan is the largest moon of Saturn.

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Trigrad Gorge

The Trigrad Gorge (Bulgarian: Триградско ждрело, pronounced) is a canyon of vertical marble rocks in the Rhodope Mountains.

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Turbidity current

A turbidity current is most typically an underwater current of usually rapidly moving, sediment-laden water moving down a slope.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Utah is a state in the western United States.

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Valles Marineris

Valles Marineris (Latin for Mariner Valleys, named after the Mariner 9 Mars orbiter of 1971–72 which discovered it) is a system of canyons that runs along the Martian surface east of the Tharsis region.

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A valley is a low area between hills or mountains often with a river running through it.

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Venus is the second planet from the Sun, orbiting it every 224.7 Earth days.

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Verdon Gorge

The Verdon Gorge (in French: Gorges du Verdon or Grand canyon du Verdon), in south-eastern France (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence), is a river canyon that is often considered to be one of Europe's most beautiful.

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Vid Flumina

Vid Flumina is a river of liquid methane and ethane on Saturn's moon Titan.

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Vikos Gorge

The Vikos Gorge (Φαράγγι του Βίκου) is a gorge in the Pindus Mountains of northern Greece.

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Waimea Canyon State Park

Waimea Canyon, also known as the Grand Canyon of the Pacific, is a large canyon, approximately ten miles (16 km) long and up to 3,000 feet (900 m) deep, located on the western side of Kauaokinai in the Hawaiian Islands of the United States.

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Washington (state)

Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.

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Weathering is the breaking down of rocks, soil, and minerals as well as wood and artificial materials through contact with the Earth's atmosphere, water, and biological organisms.

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Western Australia

Western Australia (abbreviated as WA) is a state occupying the entire western third of Australia.

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Western United States

The Western United States, commonly referred to as the American West, the Far West, or simply the West, traditionally refers to the region comprising the westernmost states of the United States.

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Yarlung Tsangpo Grand Canyon

The Yarlung Tsangpo Grand Canyon or Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon or simply the Tsangpo Canyon, Brahmaputra Canyon or Tsangpo Gorge, along the Yarlung Tsangpo River in Tibet Autonomous Region, China, is the deepest canyon in the world, and at 504.6 km (314 miles) is slightly longer than the Grand Canyon in the United States, making it one of the world's largest.

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Yarlung Tsangpo River

Yarlung Tsangpo (sometimes called Yarlung Zangbo or Yarlung Zangbo Jiang, or Yalu Zangbu River is the longest river of Tibet Autonomous Region, China. The part Tsangpo probably originates from the fact that the river flows from or through Tsang- encompassing the part of Tibet west of Lhasa. It is the upper stream of the Brahmaputra River. Originating at Angsi Glacier in western Tibet, southeast of Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar, it later forms the South Tibet Valley and Yarlung Tsangpo Grand Canyon before passing into the state of Arunachal Pradesh, India. Downstream from Arunachal Pradesh the river becomes phenomenally wider and is called the Siang. After reaching Assam, the river is known as Brahmaputra. From Assam, the river enters Bangladesh at Ramnabazar. From there until about 200 years ago it used to flow eastward and joined the Meghna River near Bhairab Upazila. This old channel has been gradually dying. At present the main channel of the river is called Jamuna River, which flows southward to meet Ganges, which in Bangladesh is called the Padma. When leaving the Tibetan Plateau, the River forms the world's largest and deepest canyon, Yarlung Tsangpo Grand Canyon.

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Yorkshire (abbreviated Yorks), formally known as the County of York, is a historic county of Northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom.

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Yorkshire Dales

The Yorkshire Dales is an upland area of the Pennines in Northern England in the historic county of Yorkshire, most of it in the Yorkshire Dales National Park created in 1954.

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Yosemite Valley

Yosemite Valley is a glacial valley in Yosemite National Park in the western Sierra Nevada mountains of Central California.

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Yunnan is a province of the People's Republic of China, located in the far southwest of the country.

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Zion Canyon

Zion Canyon (also called Little Zion, Mukuntuweap, Mu-Loon'-Tu-Weap, and Straight Cañon; weap is Paiute for canyon) is a deep and narrow gorge in southwestern Utah, United States, carved by the North Fork of the Virgin River.

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