Ten miles of yawning chasm-down the canon from Inspiration Pt, Yellowstone Park, U.S.A.
You can see now beyond the Park limites; those farthest hills on the horizon are some thirty miles away in Montana. The Lower Falls and Canon hotel are three miles away behind you. The river that you see white with foam as it tears along over its rocky bed almost a quarter of a mile below your feet is hurrying off northeastward to cary the drainage of 1,900 square miles of this mountainous plateau down into the Missouri. It seems almost unbelievable that the river could have cut out this gigantic cleft in the plateau, but geologists declare that it is so; in earlier times--so they say--the ...
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