​​​The Grand Canyon Trip 2010
BY:
Kristin Powell & Katie Robinson

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First we went to the Grand Canyon where it was snowing. The snow made it hard to see the canyon.
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After dinner, the snow cleared up and we went back to the Grand Canyon for pictures


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Tea and Anna were our roommates

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We stayed at a hotel in Page, Arizona.

After breakfast the next day, we went to get some pictures of Lake Powell and the Glen Canyon Dam

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Then we went on the Colorado Discovery river raft trip


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Our river raft guide was named Clay. He was really amazing!!!!

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While we were on the boat ride, we stopped and saw hieroglyphs.

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This is an adic

While in the Canyon we saw birds like Red Heads and Golden Eyes. The bird in the picture is a Raven.

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After the river raft trip, we had lunch at the Cameron Trading Post.

Then we went to Wupatki National Monument. Wupatki is ancient ruins of a North, South, East, and West trading post. There was a blow hole their. Sometimes it would blow and other times it would suck.

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At Wupatki we saw a petroglyph.

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Here's Sunset Crater!
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Here are the FACTS!!!
Grand Canyon:

  • Colorado River is in the canyon
  • Most of the canyon is formed by the Colorado River
  • John Wesley Powell was first man to travel through the canyon
  • The rapids are very powerful. They get stronger as water is lost.
  • The canyon is 20 degrees cooler than it used to be
Glen Canyon Adventure:
  • The tunnnel was used to bring supplies for the dam
  • The right angle fault shows how one side is taller than the other
  • The Colorado River is 1400 miles long
  • You can see a variety of birds
  • the dam was created in 1963
Wupatki:
  • Was here for over 900 years
  • Over 2000 people used to live here
  • It was a North, South, West, & East trading post
  • They believed the spirts of people remained in the ruins
  • Things from different places were found at the trading post
Sunset Crater:
  • It erupted between 1040 and 1100
  • It is 1000 feet tall
  • People used to live in this area
  • The ashfall was about 800 square miles
  • The depth of the crater is 300 feet