Grand Canyon: University Claims Not So Old

Grand Canyon: University Claims Not So Old

The Grand Canyon, according to researchers at the University of New Mexico, is not nearly so old as generally presumed. The canyon runs 277 miles through the state of Arizona, 18 miles across at its widest and a staggering 6,000 feet in depth. One of the greatest natural wonders the Continental U.S. has to offer, […]

Grand Canyon Younger Than First Suspected?

Grand Canyon Younger Than First Suspected?

Scientists approximate that parts of the Grand Canyon was formed between five and six million years ago, much younger than initially suspected. However, other segments of the natural wonder are conjectured to be as old as 70 million years. The latest research study was published in the Jan. 26 issue of the journal Nature Geoscience. […]