The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone (HMRQF)

Location: Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190 Park County
Country: United States of America

N 44° 43.267', W 110° 28.764'

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The canyon varies from 800 to 1200 feet in depthand from 1500 to 4000 feet in width. Its length is about 24 miles. The upper 2½ miles is the most colorful section. Hot spring activity has continued through the ages altering the lava rock to produce lovely colors which are largely due to varied iron compounds. Have you noticed that stream vents and geysers are still at work on the canyon walls?
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HM NumberHMRQF
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Placed ByThe National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior
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Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 5:07pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 541229 N 4952102
Decimal Degrees44.72111667, -110.47940000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 43.267', W 110° 28.764'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 43' 16.02" N, 110° 28' 45.84" W
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Area Code(s)307
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2817 Unnamed Road, Yellowstone National Park WY 82190, US
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