Natural Beauties. English. Grand Canyon Johnstone Strait. Grand Canyon.
TheGrand Canyon is a steep-sidecanyoncarvedbythe Colorado River. It’ssituatedinthestateof Arizona (USA). Ithas 446 km long, up to 29 km wideand a depthofover 1.83 km. It’soneofthe 7 Natural WondersonEarthand a very popular place to visit.
TheGrand Canyon exposesnearlytwobillionyearsoftheEarth’sgeologicalhistory, andrecent evidences suggests that the Colorado River established its course through the canyon at least 17 million years ago.
TheSkywalkis a touristattractionintheedgeofa sidecanyonintheGrand Canyon, nearthe Colorado River. The height of the vertical drop directly under the Skywalk is between 150 m and 240 m. We can see beautiful landscapes from there.
Nowwe are going to present a smallvideothat shows some oftheviewsfromtheGrand Canyon andtheSkywalk.
TheJohnstoneStraitis a 110 km channelthroughtthenortheastcoastof Vancouver IslandinBritishColumbia, Canada. Ithasbetween 2.5 km and 5 km wide.
Thisstraitishome to approximately 150 orca whalesduringthesummermonths. They are oftenseenbykayakersandboaterspackedwithtourists. It’s a greatplace to visit.
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Agrupamento de Escolas de Mundão
Teacher: Madalena Melo