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Insider's Look Podcast 13: Oct. 23, 2009

Park Rangers Nicole DeLuca and Patrick Gamman at Grand Canyon Cemetery
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Insider's Look at Grand Canyon #13
Park Rangers Nicole DeLuca and Patrick Gamman at Grand Canyon Cemetery
Running Time 05m:47s - Oct. 23, 2009 - Produced by Park Ranger Patrick Gamman
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Cemetery Walk
On Saturday, October 31, at 8:30 p.m. - join us for a who’s who of Grand Canyon history during a Halloween full moon walk through the historic Grand Canyon Village Cemetery. The cemetery, located just west of the Shrine of Ages, contains 304+ plots of early pioneers, settlers, veterans, park officials and workers and their immediate family members. Stories from the past bring alive the unique personalities that helped to create the community that we have now.


Insider's Look at Grand Canyon Podcast

Delivers periodic audio bulletins and enhanced podcasts about park news and events. Topics include anything and everything about Grand Canyon National Park. Hosted and produced by Park Ranger Patrick Gamman.

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Did You Know?


Within the Grand Canyon, the rugged, V-shaped Inner Gorge rises darkly from the Colorado River. The broad shelf above it is the Tonto Platform, which spreads like a green blanket across both sides of the canyon. The Inner Gorge achieves a depth of over 1200 feet (366m)