Minute Out In It

Grand Canyon National Park's "Minute Out In It" is a collection of short audio and video clips of nature in action. Also included here are short videos that relate to the human history and cultural resources of the park. Enjoy these sights and sounds of Grand Canyon and be sure to look and listen for them during your next visit to the park.
 

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Water, a sustainer of scarce riparian habitat in a desert environment. A Minute Out In It from Grand Canyon National Park. (No narration accompanies this video.)

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Recorded on April 17, 2011 at Pipe Creek, which is along the Tonto Trail and east of Indian Garden. The condor in the video is #87, a male, hatched in captivity on 4/22/1998. In 2008: sired 476M/H6 w/ 133F/33 in Redwall cave below Grandeur Point.

 

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This video has no narration. Only the sounds from the steam locomotive.

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1 minute, 14 seconds

Grand Canyon Railway (GCR) operated the "Official Arizona Centennial Train" on Feb. 14, 2012 by making a special round-trip run to Grand Canyon National Park using GCR‟s steam locomotive #4960.

 

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Split Rock is located on Bright Angel Creek and along the North Kaibab Trail, above Cottonwood Campground and about 1/2 mile (.8km) below the Roaring Springs Ranger Station. (residence) The North Kaibab Trail is the least visited but most difficult of the three maintained trails at Grand Canyon National Park. (There is no narration accompanying this video)

 
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Mule trips into the canyon - as well as rides through the park's woodlands to scenic canyon overlooks - are offered on both the North and South Rims.

 
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"Just after dinner we pass a stream on the right, which leaps into the Colorado by a direct fall of more than 100 feet, forming a beautiful cascade. On the rocks in the cave-like chamber are ferns, with delicate fronds and enameled stalks." - John Wesley Powell, August 23, 1869.

 
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Serenity comes to Grand Canyon during the winter. Stillness. On clear, crisp mornings, some bundle up and venture out to witness sunrise on the rim. Low temperatures are generally in the teens along the Rim; however afternoon highs still average in the 40s (4-9°C), due to the amount of sunshine the area receives.

 

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This video was recorded on April 21, 2012 along Hermit Creek, in the vicinity of the Hermit Creek Campground.

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WATER is the lifeblood of Grand Canyon — a force of erosion, a sustainer of scarce riparian habitat in a desert environment, a spiritual element for native peoples, a provider of recreation, and a central factor in the exploration, development, and politics of the American West. Recorded on April 21, 2012 along Hermit Creek, in the vicinity of Hermit Creek Campground.

Last updated: December 27, 2017

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