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
Chiribiquete National Park: "With swooping aerial footage and detailed close-ups, it reveals a landscape of canyons and caves, lakes and lagoons, rivers and rock masses"
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
Greater Blue Mountains: Capertee Valley, "the world's second largest canyon"
Gunung Mulu: Melinau Gorge Canyon
Iguazu National Park: a narrow 80m-wide canyon, el Garganto de Diablo (UNEP-WCMC)
Ischigualasto / Talampaya: Talampaya Canyon
Nahanni National Park: Four smaller canyons
Namib Sand Sea: Kuiseb Canyon
Petra: The Siq
Purnululu National Park: Piccaninny Gorge
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
Xinjiang Tianshan: Aksu Canyon
Yellowstone: Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
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