A canyon or gorge is a deep valley between cliffs often carved from the landscape by a river.
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- Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks: Maligne Canyon
- Causses and Cévennes: Gorges du Tarn
- Desembarco del Granma National Park: the canyons of Caleta, Jauco, Caletica, Maya, Río Seco, and Boca del Toro rivers (nomination file)
- Dolomites: Rio delle Foglie/Bletterbach
- Durmitor National Park
- Ennedi Massif
- Grand Canyon
- Greater Blue Mountains: Capertee Valley, "the world's second largest canyon" Link
- Gunung Mulu: Melinau Gorge Canyon
- Iguazu National Park: a narrow 80m-wide canyon, el Garganto de Diablo (UNEP-WCMC)
- Ironbridge Gorge
- Ischigualasto / Talampaya: Talampaya Canyon
- Nahanni National Park: Four smaller canyons
- Namib Sand Sea: Kuiseb Canyon, Sesriem Canyon
- Petra: The Siq
- Pitons of Reunion
- Purnululu National Park: Piccaninny Gorge
- Pyrénées - Mont Perdu
- Simien National Park
- Skocjan Caves: Contains one of the largest underground canyons in the world (AB ev)
- Tamgaly: the Chu-Ili mountain spur forms a canyon around the Tamgaly Gorge (AB ev)
- Tsingy de Bemaraha: the spectacular canyon of the Manambolo river - Unesco website
- Victoria Falls
- Wadi Rum
- Xinjiang Tianshan: Aksu Canyon
- Yellowstone: Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
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