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Grand Canyon Closeup 1 location map

Grand Canyon Closeup 1

This view from the north shows the entry of the Colorado River into the Grand Canyon. The north rim is much higher and wetter than the south rim and therefore forested resulting in a deep green coloring.

View: Grand Canyon Closeup 1
Location: Lon -111.756°
Lat 36.781°
Altitude: 19 km
Direction: 195°
Camera Angle: 36°
User Rating: 2.9
Location Map:    Visible Topography
Grand Canyon Closeup 1 location map
Grand Canyon Closeup 1

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by Alexander from United States posted on Fri Sep 1 2006 22:41:14
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by Gandalf da Graay posted on Wed Apr 5 2006 22:10:29
This is quite honestly one of the most amazing POV-Ray renderings I have ever seen. Christoph Hormann has awesomely portrayed one of the most beautiful regions of the United States!
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