The Grand Canyon

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Attention Getter

How many of you have heard of the Grand Canyon?

How many of you have gone to the Grand Canyon?

Goal Statement

Today I want you to think about the Grand Canyon as a place where you can take your next vacation, relax, explore and learn about Mother Nature, have fun and meet new friends.

At this time you may not have the money or the time to go there.

Hopefully someday you'll have the opportunity to visit this fantastic place known as one of the seven natural wonders and you will never feel the same about life after this marvelous experience.

Thesis Statement

-I will first explain you about general and geologic information about the Grand Canyon.

-Second I will tell you about the climate conditions of the Canyon.

-Third I will tell you about costs of the tour.

Transition Statement

a-The Grand Canyon is the most respectable geographical monument in America.

It receives more than 4 million visitors a year.

b-When going to the Grand Canyon for the first time you won't believe that it's real.

c- It looks like a film back drop, but much more breath taking. It is so vast and so grand that it's an uplifting experience.

d- The Grand Canyon is an excellent place to take the family, go with friends, or even one person.

e- It is an unforgettable experience and the beautiful image will stay in your mind for a long time.

The Grand Canyon

I- General and Geologic Information

a- Grand Canyon, exceptionally deep, steep-walled valley located in northwestern Arizona.

b-The Canyon, is immense, averaging 4,000 feet deep for its entire 277 miles. It is 6,000 feet deep at its deepest point and 15 miles at its widest. However, the significance of Grand Canyon is not limited...