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In Images: Colorado River View

Colorado River View

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A screengrab from Google Maps' new Colorado River View, which allows users to navigate along 286 miles (460 kilometers) of the Colorado River, including the Grand Canyon.

Colorado River View

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The front half of the Google Maps raft seen on Google's new Colorado River View, which launched March 13. This shot was taken at 36 Mile rapid.

Vulcans Anvil

Vulcans anvil in Colorado River

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Vulcan's Anvil, a volcanic remnant 50 feet (15 m) tall in the middle of the Colorado River.

River Sediments

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River sediments left behind by higher water leves as the Colorado River transitions into Lake Mead.

Nankoweap Granaries

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Google's "Street View" view of the Nankoweap granaries, storage rooms made by the ancient Anasazi.

Red Wall

Red wall limestone in Grand Canyon

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The Google rafts approach a staggering expanse of Redwall limestone in the Grand Canyon.

Royal Arch

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The Royal Arch, a geological feature in the Grand Canyon.

Rock Layers

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Rock layers along the Grand Canyon, visible on Colorado River View.

Hermit Rapid

Google street view of Colorado River

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Hermit Rapid on the Colorado River, caught by Google's "Street View" cameras.

Getting Splashed

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The Google camera gets splashed on Upset Rapid on the Colorado.

Travertine Falls

Travertine falls at Grand Canyon

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Travertine Falls, one of the classic sights in the Grand Canyon.