Canyonlands National Park


Can·yon·lands National Park

geographical name \ˈkan-yən-ˌlan(d)z\

Definition of CANYONLANDS NATIONAL PARK

reservation SE Utah surrounding junction of Colorado & Green rivers

Canyonlands National Park

geographical name    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Park, southeastern Utah, U.S. The park, established in 1964, occupies a wilderness of water-eroded sandstone spires, canyons, and mesas extending over 527 sq mi (1,366 sq km). Some of its rock walls display Indian petroglyphs. The Needles section in its southern part contains the Angel and Druid arches, gigantic balanced rock formations.

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