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Grand Canyon National Park - View from Powell Point in the South Rim | by Grand Canyon NPS
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Grand Canyon National Park - View from Powell Point in the South Rim

Along historic Hermit Road on the South Rim, Powell Point provides stunning 200° vistas of Grand Canyon. The viewpoint, and the stone memorial located here, commemorate the 1869 and 1871-72 exploratory river trips through Grand Canyon on the Colorado River by Major John Wesley Powell and his crew members. This photo shows the area on the northernmost end of the point, that is located just beyond the stone memorial.

 

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[Image description: Four sightseers viewing Grand Canyon at the end of the wide paved area at Powell Point. On the left, a wooden bench that is shaded by trees. A complex and colorful Grand Canyon landscape of reddish buttes and peaks stretches across the entire width of the background.]

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Taken on November 26, 2017