Monday, May 9, 2016

Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona - Triumphal Arch Rapids

Our virtual tour of America's National Parks continues with the most iconic canyon in the entire world - the Grand Canyon! Tour this pleasant stretch of the Colorado River as it slices through millions of years of geologic layering (represented by the Mesa Biome).



Aerial photo of the mapped area
Map view of the mapped area

The map highlights a stretch of the river known as Triumphal Arch Rapids. There is an interesting jog in the river here, and beautifully dissected deep valleys in every direction.















This is a great map to explore this exotic terrain from the comfort of your own home! Build yourself a campground and take turns rafting up and down the river. This is perhaps the best use of the Mesa Biome that there is!
DOWNLOAD THE MAP HERE  - Just wait a few seconds and click "skip" in the upper right corner to get the file.




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