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Grand Canyon Village

Coconino County,

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86023

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Grand Canyon Village is approximately 1,499 (1990).
The approximate number of families is 740 (1990).

The amount of land area in Grand Canyon Village is 34.835 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Grand Canyon Village to Washington DC is 2002 miles. The distance to the Arizona state capital is 172 miles. (as the crow flies)
Grand Canyon Village is positioned 36.04 degrees north of the equator and 112.15 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Location

Grand Canyon Village location: in the southern portion of Grand Canyon National Park in northern Arizona, just north of I-40

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History & History Related Items

Grand Canyon Village history:

The canyon has a great deal of history and much scientific significance. its strata shows the earth's history from 2 billion to 250 million years ago. Five of the seven life zones in the Northern Hemisphere may be seen in the Canyon. The first known viewing of the Grand Canyon was in 1540 when a member of Coronado's expedition accidentally came upon it while looking for the lost cities of Cibola. Many years later, Major John Wesley Powell led an expedition to discover and explore the length of the canyon. They began from Green River, Wyoming in late May, 1869 and finally emerged from the western end of the canyon on Aug 30.
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Attractions

Grand Canyon Village attractions:

The Grand Canyon! - 277 miles long and averaging 10 miles in width from rim to rim. The depth of the canyon is 5,700 feet at the North Rim. This is about 1,200 feet higher than the South Rim area. The actual elevations range from 7,450 to 9,000 feet above sea level at the North Rim area and 5,750 to 7,400 feet above sea level at the South Rim area.

Grand Canyon National Park
The official Nationa; Park System site for the Grand Canyon

Information on the Grand Canyon featuring nature study activities offered by the Grand Canyon Association

Visitor Activities and more plus campsites outside the park.

Detailed Information on activities, hikes, maps, etc.

There are many activities to do in this area, including helicopter tours, horseback rides, a railway, mule trips and more.

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