Views of the Maroon Bells in Aspen, two of Colorado’s most famous mountains and one of North America’s most photographed scenes, are spectacular year-round. A reflective lake and two giant snow-striped mountaintops, named Maroon Peak and North Maroon Peak, anchor a blissful panorama exemplified by a symphony of color that changes with the seasons.
The canyon is 10 miles long, 1 mile wide, and 3,600 feet deep. sharkhats / creative commons. 7. Palo Duro Canyon, Texas, USA. Known as the “Grand Canyon of Texas,” Palo Duro Canyon is the second largest canyon in the United States. It is 120 miles long with depths up to 997 feet. bug138 / creative commons. 8. Glen Canyon, Arizona, USA. Glen Canyon is most well known for Horseshoe Bend but offers a lot to explore in its 1.2 million acre national park.
Although the term "Blue Ridge" is sometimes applied exclusively to the eastern edge or front range of the Appalachian Mountains, the geological definition of the Blue Ridge province extends westward to the Ridge and Valley area, encompassing the Great Smoky Mountains, the Great Balsams, the Roans, the Blacks, the Brushy Mountains (a "spur" of the Blue Ridge) and other mountain ranges.
Torres del Paine National Park is part of the Sistema Nacional de Áreas Silvestres Protegidas del Estado de Chile (National System of Protected Forested Areas of Chile). In 2013, it measured approximately 181,414 hectares. It is one of the largest and most visited parks in Chile.