[ UK /kˈænɪən/ ]
[ US /ˈkænjən/ ]
[ US /ˈkænjən/ ]
- a ravine formed by a river in an area with little rainfall
How To Use canyon In A Sentence
- The unforested hills and plateaus of the Dissected Loess Uplands ecoregion are cut by the canyons of Ecoregion 10l and are disjunct. Ecoregions of Idaho (EPA)
- And about 50 meters into the canyon at this narrow section, I encountered a place where I was standing on top of a chalkstone with about a ten-foot elevation drop. CNN Transcript May 8, 2003
- Towering convective clouds rained down a hailstorm of ash, and firebrands even spanned the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.
- There are many things to do on the North Island, but we wanted to get to the south as quickly as possible. Our only major excursion in the North was a day's canyoning in the Piha Canyon just outside Auckland.
- There were brighter pictures, of early Mexican-Californian life, a pastel of twilight eucalyptus with a sunset-tipped mountain beyond, by Reimers, a moonlight by Peters, and a Griffin stubble-field across which gleamed and smoldered California summer hills of tawny brown and purple-misted, wooded canyons. CHAPTER VIII
- Its Awesome Foursome weekend, based in the Austrian resort of Zell am See, in the Kitzbühler Alps, features white-water rafting, canyoning, mountain-biking and glacier-skiing.
- Its seamless curve swept across the canyon and imbedded itself in each side, a gigantic but somehow graceful intrusion.
- Imagine hunting elk through the damp canyon forests around the ruins of Rockefeller Center.
- Even Ethiopia, situated on a high plateau, which was cut up by mountains and vast canyons that made internal travel difficult, was accessible only from an exceptionally hot and unpleasant desert coast.
- So they have to snake their way up circuitous routes, through canyons and valleys. Christianity Today