The most beautiful canyons of the world

The impressive cuts to the earth's surface

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful canyons of the world
Inserted: 04.11.2016
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

Canyons belongs to the most monumental natural wonders that can be seen on the earth. Thanks to the erosive power of water you can find on this planet a lot of impressive cuts in its surface.

#1
Grand Canyon

The most famous canyon in the world

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| Altitude: 2 098 m / 6 883 ft

When you say the canyon, so almost everyone can think of the most famous in the world – the Grand Canyon… continue reading

#2
Hunza Valley

The most beautiful valley of Pakistan

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| Altitude: 2 059 m / 6 755 ft

One of the most spectacular valleys of the world lies in northern Pakistan. Hunza river there broke through… continue reading

#3
Bryce Canyon National Park

Canyon full of fairytale towers

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| Altitude: 2 332 m / 7 651 ft

Bryce Canyon despite its name is not a typical example of the classic canyon. It's basically a series of… continue reading

#4
The Yosemite Valley

Valley of granite giants

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| Altitude: 1 208 m / 3 963 ft

One of the most famous national parks of the world's is Yosemite National Park. Its center is the impressive… continue reading

#5
Tiger Leaping Gorge

China's deepest gorge

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| Altitude: 2 082 m / 6 831 ft

Among the massive mountain ranges Haba and Jade Dragon Tiger Gorge is an impressive gorge. It is considered… continue reading

#6
Rondu Canyon

The most beautiful canyon of the Indus river

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| Altitude: 1 963 m / 6 440 ft

The river Indus (Sindhu) during its long journey through plateaus, Karakoram and Himalayas mountains flows… continue reading

#7
Fish River Canyon

Africa's largest canyon

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| Altitude: 209 m / 686 ft

Namibian canyon lying in the barren desert will offer the hotspring resort at its bottom and a unique 5-day… continue reading

#8
Waimea canyon

Grand Canyon of the Pacific

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| Altitude: 1 007 m / 3 304 ft

Grand Canyon of the Pacific is located in a small but probably the most beautiful Hawaiian island of Kauai.… continue reading

#9
Colca Canyon

One of the deepest canyons in the world

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| Altitude: 2 169 m / 7 116 ft

Colca Canyon, with its 3,270 meters of depth is one of the deepest canyons of the world. His character… continue reading

#10
Verdon canyon

Grand Canyon of Europe

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| Altitude: 517 m / 1 696 ft

Verdon Canyon (Gorge du Verdon) is one of the most beautiful canyons in Europe. Verdon river here carved a… continue reading

#11
Dades Canyon

The most beautiful canyon in Morocco

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| Altitude: 2 029 m / 6 657 ft

Dades canyon, punching his way through the High Atlas mountains and the Jebel Sarhro, among the most… continue reading

#13
Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Spooky-looking black canyon

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| Altitude: 1 710 m / 5 610 ft

Black Canyon of the Gunnison got its name due to the fact that in many places, the sunshine is just a few… continue reading

#14
Taroko Canyon

Marble gorge

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| Altitude: 85 m / 279 ft

Taroko canyon is narrow sometimes only a few meters. Through it passes the Japanese military road through… continue reading

#15
Zanskar Canyon

The rocky wilderness

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| Altitude: 3 170 m / 10 400 ft

      One of the wildest canyons in the Himalayas is the one along the river Zanskar, the largest tributary… continue reading

#16
Canyonlands National Park

The gigantic canyons area

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| Altitude: 1 812 m / 5 945 ft

The area of Canyonlands in Utah is for someone really to bleak and lifeless. It's actually a combination of… continue reading

#17
Kali Gandaki valley

The deepest valley in the world

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| Altitude: 2 552 m / 8 373 ft

Kali Gandaki has a reputation of the deepest valley in the world. By the village Larjung (at an altitude of… continue reading

#18
Todra Gorge

The most famous Moroccan gorge

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| Altitude: 1 661 m / 5 449 ft

The most famous Moroccan gorge is Todra. The high rock walls here, up to three hundred meters above the river… continue reading

#20
Wadi Nakhr

Grand Canyon of Oman

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| Altitude: 1 085 m / 3 560 ft

Under the highest mountain of Oman you will find the most amazing canyon of this country – Wadi Nakhr. The… continue reading

#21
Ordesa Canyon

The famous Pyrenean canyon

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| Altitude: 1 656 m / 5 433 ft

The center of the Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park is the beautiful Ordesa Canyon. You will find here the… continue reading

#22
Lauterbrunnen Valley

The most beautiful valley of Switzerland

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| Altitude: 788 m / 2 585 ft

The monumental Lauterbrunnen Valley and its surroundings are among the most beautiful places not only of… continue reading

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