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The Grand Canyon National Park

  The Grand Canyon is one of the most incredible land features of all time. As one of the seven wonders of the world, it's well defined yet mysterious structure makes it all the more interesting.

1. In what state is the park located?
2. How many square miles does the park cover?
3. Why can the inner canyon only be reached by mule, foot, or boat?
4. What poisonous animals are found in the canyon's depths?
5. What is the climate of the inner canyon?
6. What river cuts through the canyon?
7. Why would animals such as rattlesnakes and scorpions be found in the inner canyon?
8. Which are you most likely to see growing in the canyon, seaweed or cactus?
9. The Albert squirrel is cousin to what other squirrel?
10. What covers the canyon's rim?
11. What is the strongest evidence that the Desert Archaic people lived within the Grand Canyon?

Locate the following site and answer the above questions:

The Grand Canyon