This well-known and frequently visited U.S. National Park runs a mile deep, averages 10 miles wide and was carved out over the past 6 million years.
Carved from the Navajo sandstone over the course of countless millenniums, this is one of the most breathtaking places on earth.
Grijalva River is responsible for creating this spectacular canyon, Sumidero, which must not be missed.
The first large canyon on the Yellowstone River, 900 feet deep (275 m) and a half mile (0.8 km) wide.
It is actually a side branch of the Grand Canyon, where turquoise water pools and world class cascades form an extraordinary setting.
More than twice as deep as the Grand Canyon, the Colca Valley is an area of astounding scenic beauty, with giant terraces and a depth of 3140 metres.
Carved out of vast sedimentary rock deposits, this landscape of canyons and deep river gorges has remarkable natural features that are part of a unique desert ecosystem.
This is not a typical canyon, as it is not carved by a river, but by freeze-thaw cycles. Still, it is called a canyon.