Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Monument

Park, western Colorado, U.S. Comprising a narrow, deep gorge of the Gunnison River, the preserve, established in 1933, occupies an area of 32 sq mi (83 sq km).

The canyon derives its name from its black-stained, lichen-covered walls, which accentuate the gloom of the chasm.

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Universalium. 2010.

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